The U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.3% in October in large part to the government shutdown, while businesses continue to hold back on hiring new workers.
If you're worried about an alien invasion of Earth, be advised that a Russian military commander admitted his division isn't prepared for such an event.
The attack by Al-Shabaab on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi does not mean that the United States should shift its drone campaign back to Somalia.
At least a dozen American citizens have joined jihadist forces in Syria fighting against government forces. Combined with hundreds of European recruits, the proxy war has gone international.