Kurdish Fighters Push Back ISIS in Kobani

Kurdish troops now control at least 80% of the Syrian city’s territory Kurdish troops fighting militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have captured an important district in the city of Kobani in northern Syria, a Syria-monitoring group said Monday. Kurdish troops now control at least 80% of the city’s territory, according to the Syrian Observatory for […]

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Senate eyes Keystone fight

Even relegated to minority party status, Senate Democrats could soon have big decisions to make on the Keystone XL pipeline. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the first bill he’ll move once the GOP takes charge of the chamber on Tuesday is one that would authorize construction of the long-delayed pipeline. But many expect President Barack Obama would […]

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