U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says some of his would-be rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination are portraying him as a foreign policy isolationist, but that his views on sending troops to Ukraine aren't any different than theirs.
While Russia says it would be happy to have the Crimea rejoin Russia, interim Ukraine president Oleksandr Turchynov said the national government would dissolve the Crimean parliament and invalidate its referendum to secede.
Tens of thousands of immigrants in Georgia who have been granted temporary lawful presence by the federal government held their breath last week, as state lawmakers considered a bill that would block them from applying for driver's licenses.
Former presidential candidates and a few new contenders are trying out their speeches at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.
U.S. and E.U. sanctions could sting Russia's already slow economy and hurt its financial sector, but Moscow could retaliate by seizing foreign assets or cutting exports of natural gas to Europe.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has apologized to Elijah Cummings for cutting him off during a hearing on alleged IRS abuses.
President Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to claim Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula for Russia.
Ukraine said Friday that Moscow has deployed as many as 30,000 troops in the autonomous Ukrainian republic of Crimea, whose parliament has voted to hold a referendum on reunification with Russia.
Syria President Assad has expressed his "solidarity" with Russian President Putin's position on the crisis in Ukraine, state media reported Thursday.
Western leaders threatened serious consequences against Russia if it doesn't deescalate the crisis in Crimea, where a disputed parliamentary vote to secede from Ukraine has heightened war fears.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a measure providing $1 billion in loan guarantees to shore up Ukraine's economy.
President Obama says a planned referendum on whether the peninsula should join Russia violates international law and Ukraine's constitution.
President Obama issued a last call for Hispanics to get health insurance under Obamacare, and disputed that his credibility had been undermined by the plan's chaotic rollout.
Cuba's foreign minister on Thursday formally accepted a European Union invitation to discuss improving ties, and expressed concern over upheaval in Venezuela and Ukraine.
NATO has confirmed that five Afghan National Army soldiers were killed and several wounded in a mistaken drone strike in eastern Afghanistan.