In a rebuke to the president, a resolution passes that could force the administration to withdraw U.S. troops from the embattled country.
The slain journalist may achieve through death what he sought in life: putting an end to the brutal war in Yemen.
President Obama carried out some official business on Labor Day, giving Congress a heads-up Monday about a new round of airstrikes in Iraq he had previously approved.
American troops have now been engaged in military action in Libya for more than 60 days without congressional authorization, a breach of the War Powers Resolution of 1973, but President Obama said the mission was too limited to require approval. (more)