November 20, 2014 @ 6:36 am
Tensions between the U.S. and China have deepened during the rule of China's president, Xi Jinping, and the risk of an inadvertent military clash in the Asia-Pacific is growing, a congressional advisory panel said Thursday.
November 20, 2014 @ 4:48 am
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling the Islamic State group "an incredibly powerful new threat."
November 19, 2014 @ 8:24 pm
Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday noted that previous U.S. presidents have issued some type of executive order on immigration, suggesting his Democratic successor was on "pretty firm legal footing."
November 19, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Supporting is growing on Capitol Hill to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits.
November 19, 2014 @ 7:05 pm
The White House signaled on Wednesday that it will take a harder line against human rights abuses by Venezuela's socialist government against its opponents.
November 19, 2014 @ 4:01 pm
In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration -- in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.
November 19, 2014 @ 3:57 pm
An Alaska television reporter who quit her job with a four-letter tirade during a live newscast after revealing she supported pot legalization is fighting a subpoena from the state panel that enforces election laws.
November 19, 2014 @ 3:40 pm
Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting American telephone records, some NSA executives voiced strong objections to the program, current and former intelligence officials say. The program exceeded the agency's mandate to focus on foreign spying and would do little to stop terror plots, the executives argued.
November 19, 2014 @ 3:17 pm
The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
November 19, 2014 @ 3:08 pm
The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but clashed over whether their congressional colleagues should threaten a government shutdown in response.
November 19, 2014 @ 2:53 pm
A New Jersey man arrested after driving onto White House grounds the day after a different intruder got through the front door has entered into an agreement that could lead to his case being dismissed.
November 19, 2014 @ 2:44 pm
Marine Corps veteran Clay Hunt was just 26 when he committed suicide, following tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
November 19, 2014 @ 2:36 pm
Democrats say the main lesson of the November election is simple: Go big on the economy.
November 19, 2014 @ 2:33 pm
The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House.
November 19, 2014 @ 1:12 pm
Rep. Dave Brat came down the hallway on his way to his office, a bag slung over his shoulder and no aide in sight, and bent over to take a swig from a public water fountain. It's a sight you rarely see from members of Congress, who usually drink from the water in their offices.