October 21, 2014 @ 1:26 pm
The Pentagon says it has spent $424 million so far in its military campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
October 21, 2014 @ 1:25 pm
A tight House race in San Diego is becoming a real-life drama involving allegations of a campaign headquarters break-in and sexual harassment.
October 21, 2014 @ 1:25 pm
Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate. And by a 47 to 39 percent margin, they say that's the outcome they'd like to see.
October 21, 2014 @ 1:19 pm
Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine.
October 21, 2014 @ 1:13 pm
President Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person.
October 21, 2014 @ 1:02 pm
Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung are meeting for a televised debate that will also introduce Rhode Island voters to a wild-card third-party candidate in the governor's race.
October 21, 2014 @ 12:53 pm
An influential Jewish advocacy group no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security benefits.
October 21, 2014 @ 12:48 pm
The State Department says a prominent Vietnamese dissident has been freed and will arrive Tuesday in the United States.
October 21, 2014 @ 12:45 pm
First lady Michelle Obama tried to give Democrats a boost in a key U.S. Senate race Tuesday, urging college students in Iowa to vote early for Bruce Braley.
October 21, 2014 @ 12:43 pm
Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords charged Tuesday that "dangerous people with guns are a threat to women" as she worked to rally female voters across Iowa and inject gun control into one of the nation's marquee Senate contests.
October 21, 2014 @ 12:37 pm
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger, Tom Foley, portrayed themselves Tuesday as friends to cities and towns, with Malloy reminding local leaders that he kept his promise nearly four years ago not to cut state aid in order to balance the budget.
October 21, 2014 @ 11:32 am
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.
October 21, 2014 @ 11:28 am
The State Department has tapped former Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart to be its newest envoy to Northern Ireland.
October 21, 2014 @ 11:25 am
October 21, 2014 @ 10:49 am
The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.