Susan brings to CNSNews.com a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined CNSNews.com in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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May 27, 2016, 8:55 AM EDT
A Pentagon spokesman on Thursday did not deny that American troops in Syria are wearing the insignia of the YPG, a Kurdish rebel group despised by Turkey, as a way of blending in with the Syrian troops who are moving south toward Raqqa.
May 27, 2016, 7:17 AM EDT
Asked on Thursday about a report faulting her use of personal email to conduct official business, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave almost  identical answers in separate interviews with MSNBC and CNN:
May 27, 2016, 6:12 AM EDT
After laying a wreath in memory of Hiroshima’s war dead on Friday, President Obama called for an end to war; the elimination of nuclear weapons; a recognition that “every life is precious”; and a “moral awakening” among all nations and peoples.
May 26, 2016, 9:14 AM EDT
It appears the Clinton team feared the State Department would reach some damaging conclusions before the FBI did -- and before the election in November.
May 26, 2016, 6:35 AM EDT
The State Department has released thousands of emails that Hillary Clinton finally turned over to that agency, but not the email quoted by the State Department's inspector general, where Clinton talks about her reluctance to put her personal emails at risk of public disclosure.
May 26, 2016, 5:09 AM EDT
Following protests (and student arrests) last month, the UMass System says it is the first major public university in the United States to fully divest from the fossil fuel industry.
May 25, 2016, 11:55 AM EDT
"Don't vote for politicians who deny the problem," he said.
May 25, 2016, 7:34 AM EDT
"Our Peace Corps volunteers will focus on teaching English, and the friendship that our people forge will bring us closer together for decades to come," Obama said in a speech on Monday.
May 25, 2016, 6:23 AM EDT
Some Republicans are asking, what good is the health insurance if sky-high deductibles mean you never get to use it?
May 24, 2016, 10:43 AM EDT
"I don't know if he should resign. He should clarify his comments," House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday, one day after Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald compared wait times  to wait times for rides at Disney amusement parks.
May 24, 2016, 9:19 AM EDT
Brian Fallon, Hillary Clinton's press secretary, says his boss would use the tax code to encourage "smart corporate behavior," such as profit-sharing through stock distributions to employees.
May 24, 2016, 5:36 AM EDT
"Would you support asking Congress for a declaration of war?" Fox News's Bill O'Reilly asked Republican Donald Trump on Monday night.
May 23, 2016, 8:13 AM EDT
Unlike the al Qaida terrorists of 15 years ago, the "new generation" of Islamic extremists has an instant global reach, Rep. Michael McCaul, (R-Texas), chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, told "Fox News Sunday."
May 23, 2016, 6:58 AM EDT
According to the president himself, he plans to "reflect on the nature of war" when he visits the first city ever to be devastated by a nuclear bomb. 
May 20, 2016, 10:18 AM EDT
In 2015, the unemployment rate for foreign-born people in the United States (4.9 percent) was better than that for native-born Americans (5.4 percent), the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday.
May 20, 2016, 7:20 AM EDT
The effort to transform America is deeply personal for some of President Obama's social justice warriors, including the head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.
May 20, 2016, 5:43 AM EDT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) used the word "exuberance" three times on Thursday when she was asked about the fracas at a meeting of the Nevada Democrat Party over the weekend.
May 19, 2016, 9:10 AM EDT
The Transportation Security Administration is working on "some creative solutions" to reduce massively long wait times at some airport security checkpoints, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Wednesday.
May 19, 2016, 7:31 AM EDT
Far from the insular world of Congress, out in the wilds of Nevada, Sen. Barbara Boxer, a liberal California Democrat, found herself surrounded on Saturday by snarling fellow liberals who support Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
May 19, 2016, 5:51 AM EDT
The transgender controversy hits home for one Republican member of Congress, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, who is now appearing in television advertisements for SAVE, a South Florida group that aims to protect LGBT people from discrimination.