The White House quickly responded saying the U.S. will not deploy ground troops in a combat role.
About 40 nations have agreed to join the coalition against the terror group. Several countries have even pledged ground troops to fight ISIS.
He says it's good the President is addressing the need to take on the ISIS threat, but has concerns at the amount of details given in Wednesday's speech.
President Obama is coming to prime time with plans to defeat the threat of Isis and discuss what the US intends to do about it, with or without congressional approval. Read More »
Wednesday, President Obama will share his plan to deal with ISIS with the entire country. The President met with Congressional leaders Tuesday.
President Obama will meet with Congressional leaders Tuesday to lay out his strategy to defeat ISIS. He'll tell his plan to the country on Wednesday.
Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and Republican Challenger Thom Tillis met in the first of three debates Wednesday night in Raleigh.
The White House confirms video showing the beheading of Steven Sotloff is real.
Moral Monday on Labor Day has minimum wage at the forefront. Hundreds of people showed up in Uptown Charlotte calling for a rise in North Carolina's minimum wage.
The Obama Administration says it is doing what it can to secure the releases of three Americans being held in North Korea.
President Obama says America doesn't have a strategy to deal with the growing threat in the Middle East.
President Obama faced a tough crowd of veterans in Charlotte Tuesday.
The President's visit comes during a heated Senate race in North Carolina. A campaign that could help swing the balance of power on the Senate floor.
While President Obama will be in Charlotte Tuesday to address Veteran Affairs, the visit comes in the midst of multiple controversies, from racial tensions in Ferguson to the escalating crisis in the Middle East.
Congresswoman Kay Hagan wants Obama to address the problems veterans face, including those with VA hospitals across the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court put the unions on hold Wednesday until it can decide whether they should be legalized nationwide.
New U.S. airstrikes Wednesday night against ISIS terrorists in Iraq. The strikes come as President Obama blasts the terror group over the murder of an American journalist.
ISIS terrorists claim to have beheaded an American journalist, and are threatening the life of a second journalist.
Prime Minster Nouri Al-Maliki is giving up his post. He says he won't be the cause of any bloodshed, and believes his decision to step down will protect the country's interest.
The White House is considering whether it's feasible to evacuate the 10,000 to 20,000 Iraqis hiding from the militants on a mountain.
The United States military is firing off more air strikes against ISIS, also known as ISIL, militants.
President Obama has authorized U.S. air strikes on Iraq, but says the U.S. will not be getting into another war in the country.
The truce comes after two deadly attacks in Jerusalem. A pedestrian was killed when a man used a bulldozer to flip over a city bus. A soldier was also killed.
Included are increased funding for kindergarten though college classrooms, and an additional $186 million for a Medicaid contingency reserve.
A step forward for supporters of same sex marriage. North Carolina officials say they will stop defending the amendment that bans this kind of union. Read More »