The president got approval for his plan to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters, but lawmakers didn't approve funds to pay for it or the broader air campaign.
Many young people are excited about the 2016 presidential election — and the chance to make history.
Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.
Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.
Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.
With polling suggesting there's a decent chance of a tied Senate next year, the gaffe-prone vice president could cut an even higher profile.
The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.
National Republican Party officials encouraged 2014 candidates to launch positive ads targeting women. One for a House candidate from Minnesota touts an annual charity walk he does in pink heels.
Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.
Russia's ban on imported foods hasn't stopped its trendiest restaurants from sourcing top-quality ingredients like Italian cheese and Norwegian fish. How? Just slap on a "made in Belarus" label.
Organizers of Sunday’s march say they want to raise awareness about climate change. The march through Manhattan comes two days before the United Nations Climate Summit.
Charlie Baker, the Republican nominee for governor, wants you to know something about him. Actually, he needs you to know. Women like him.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey broke with the president and opposed the request, which was approved by the Senate late Thursday on a 78-22 vote.
Todd Domke: News flash: Attorney general candidate and new Massachusetts political star Maura Healey has a Republican rival to defeat in November. His name is John Miller, and if elected, he would be the best-educated attorney general the state has seen in some years.