February

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Barbara Lee to reintroduce bill to end Afghan war

Representative Barbara Lee, D-Calif. will reintroduce her bill to limit funding for U.S. armed forces in Afghanistan to that which is necessary for "the safe and orderly withdrawal" of all U.S. troops and contractors from that country.

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Nuclear treaty makes fresh START for peace

The New START Treaty aimed at reducing U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles, signed by President Obama Feb. 2, will come into effect on Saturday.