President Barack Obama opened a four-country Asia tour to reassure allies of the U.S.'s support in the region.
President Obama's hometown and Hillary Rodham Clinton's home base as a senator are among the 15 cities the Democratic National Committee is considering to host the party's presidential nominating convention in 2016.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken a hard line on recreational use, calling out Colorado and Washington.
Vice President Joe Biden finished his visit to Ukraine pledging U.S. support as the the threat of Russian invasion heightens.
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns.
Five NATO mine-hunting ships set off Tuesday on a deployment in the Baltic Sea in a bid to bolster its presence in Europe's ex-communist east as members there worry about Russia's intentions in Ukraine.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the state of Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
Many in Asia are watching how President Obama counters Russian aggression in Ukraine as a signal for how Washington will respond to future Chinese belligerence.
If money from the Illinois's allotment of nearly $500 million from the federal Hardest Hit Fund were allocated to Detroit, it could free up a like amount in city funds which could then be used to offset a settlement with city retirees.
The Affordable Care Act is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.
The U.S. government must publicly disclose secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Gov. Rick Scott decision to run Spanish-language ads reflects Florida's changing demographics as well as the depth of the Republican's aggressive $6 million ad blitz.
To the surprise even of herself, less than two years after being elected to her first political office, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has become the leading voice of a populist movement shaping the Democratic message for this year's elections and perhaps beyond.
Vice President Biden on Monday launched a high-profile visit to Kiev to demonstrate U.S. commitment to Ukraine and push for an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions.
Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for tougher Western sanctions against Russia.