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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April 17, 2017, 9:50 AM EDT
“And it gives me great confidence as we go into the future that we will achieve our objective of a secure and prosperous South Korea. But also that we will – that we will see a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons.”
April 17, 2017, 6:42 AM EDT
North Korea’s latest missile test failed over the weekend, but it’s part of a pattern of “provocative and destabilizing and threatening behavior” that has the Trump administration considering "all" options, National Security Adviser H.R.  McMaster told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday:
April 17, 2017, 6:05 AM EDT
“The laws on the books are pretty straightforward. If you’re here illegally, you should leave or you should be deported,” Homeland Security Secretary Jack Kelly told NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview that aired on Sunday.
April 14, 2017, 10:20 AM EDT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined other Bay Area Democrats Thursday to “honor the deep moral responsibility to save lives wherever and whenever we can.”
April 14, 2017, 6:49 AM EDT
"The enemy uses tunnels and minefields to move around the battlefield and protect themselves from the attacks from Afghan and U.S. forces," Nicholson said. "This was the right weapon against the right target."
April 14, 2017, 6:03 AM EDT
Two weeks after fire caused a major highway bridge to collapse in Atlanta, President Trump welcome first responder “heroes” to the White House on Thursday and thanked them for their competence and bravery.
April 13, 2017, 9:24 AM EDT
Coalition air strikes on ISIS targets are continuing inside Syria despite tensions arising from the U.S. attack on a Syrian air base on April 7, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said on Wednesday. But there have been “adjustments.”
April 13, 2017, 7:44 AM EDT
At a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, Russia’s foreign minister indicated that ousting Bashar al-Assad as Syria’s dictator is something the Russians will not pursue, because it won’t end well.
April 12, 2017, 11:10 AM EDT
“We think we can run the government more efficiently than the previous administration can, and we think we can run the government with fewer people than the previous administration had,” White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters on Tuesday, as he announced the launch of a major government restructuring effort.
April 12, 2017, 8:40 AM EDT
Three days after taking office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to freeze their hiring of civilian employees until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget could recommend a long-term plan to reduce the size of the federal government.
April 12, 2017, 5:19 AM EDT
In two speeches in Arizona on Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced new measures to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, but he never once mentioned President Trump’s long-promised border wall.
April 11, 2017, 10:21 AM EDT
“North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A.”
April 11, 2017, 10:18 AM EDT
In a statement he read to reporters on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed “hope” for regime change in Syria, and he urged Russia to “realign with the United States” and other nations that are “seeking to resolve the Syrian crisis.”
April 11, 2017, 6:31 AM EDT
While terror attacks in Paris, Nice, London and Sweden all got “huge attention,” the ones in Egypt did not, and that’s a problem, Piers Morgan, the editor-at-large at Daily Mail.com, told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Monday night.
April 10, 2017, 11:49 AM EDT
On a sunny spring day in Washington, President Trump welcomed lawmakers, Supreme Court justices and friends to the White House to witness the newest Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch take his judicial oath of office.
April 10, 2017, 10:05 AM EDT
But if we try to go in with troops, and some people have advocated that, I think that would be a huge mistake. That’s what ISIS wants – they want to bog us down in a land war, if you will, in Syria. I think that would be a huge mistake. 
April 10, 2017, 9:46 AM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says ISIS is a “direct threat to the homeland” and he says the United States should send many more troops to eradicate that threat.
April 10, 2017, 7:20 AM EDT
National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster told “Fox News Sunday” that both Tillerson and Haley “are right about this,” even though Tillerson said defeating ISIS must come first and Haley put the focus on regime change in Syria.
April 10, 2017, 6:53 AM EDT
“So, there's multiple priorities,” Haley said. “It's -- getting Assad out is not the only priority. And so what we're trying to do is obviously defeat ISIS.
April 10, 2017, 5:17 AM EDT
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said once the threat posed by ISIS is “reduced or eliminated,” then the U.S. can turn its attention to “stabilizing the situation in Syria.”