Former President Barack Obama took several thinly veiled shots at President Donald Trump and "strongman politics" during a speech in Johannesburg, South Africa this week.
Rick Leventhal currently serves as New York-based senior correspondent for Fox News Channel (FNC). He joined the network as a correspondent in 1997.
Throughout his career at the network, Leventhal has extensively covered the Middle East. He has traveled to war zones nearly two dozen times, including five trips to Iraq, four to Afghanistan, nine to Israel, two trips to Libya and tours of Albania and Macedonia during the Kosovo War. In 2003, he spent nine weeks in Kuwait and Iraq, embedded with the United States Marine Corps.
Leventhal also played an integral role in the network’s coverage of the 9/11 attacks. On September 11th, 2001, he was one of the first reporters on the scene at the World Trade Center and the first to go live before the Twin Towers fell to the ground. Later that year, he traveled to Bahrain and Afghanistan to cover the launch of the War on Terror, and in 2011 he contributed to the 10-Year Commemoration of 9/11.
Before joining FNC, Leventhal spent a decade as a reporter and anchor in local news markets including, Columbia, SC, Spartanburg, SC, West Palm Beach, FL, Miami, FL and Chicago, IL.
Leventhal is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in broadcast journalism.
Stories from Rick Leventhal
"MediaBuzz" anchor Howard Kurtz said Thursday the media is showing "selective outrage" after comedian Samantha Bee called White House adviser Ivanka Trump a "feckless c---."
Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk said Democrats would have supported the Republican tax law if President Obama had introduced it.
Colonel Ralph Peters [Ret.] said North Korea is suffering from a "degenerative disease of state" and predicted the Kim regime's insistence on strengthening its nuclear capability is their All-In "poker hand" as a standing government.
President Donald Trump this week held an Oval Office meeting with advisers from inside and outside the White House to discuss the 2018 midterms and concerns that the Republican Party could sustain significant losses.
Federal authorities have filed terrorism charges against a suspect for detonating a pipe bomb near New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday.
As the jury in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case remains deadlocked, one of the dozens of women who has accused the comedian of drugging and raping her confronted Cosby supporters on the courthouse steps in Norristown, Pa.
Catherine Herridge and Rick Leventhal reported this afternoon on a new DHS terror warning to local police departments and how New York City is preparing ahead of the holiday season.
The father of the man suspected in the New York and New Jersey bombings claims he called the FBI on his own son two years ago.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a Monday news conference that authorities aren't currently searching for any other suspects in the bombings in New York and New Jersey.
Hillary Clinton joined a number of dignitaries, including Donald Trump, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik, and others to pay her respects to those lost on September 11, 2001, at the annual ceremony at 9/11 Memorial Plaza.
Senior correspondent Rick Leventhal reported from New York’s Times Square subway station on the increased security presence rolling out across the city.