Sens. Robert Menendez and John McCain have called for the U.S. to arm Ukraine in its battle against pro-Russian separatists and Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.
The White House acknowledged Tuesday that President Obama might not fulfill the pledge he made in June for exective action on immigration matters before the end of summer.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be honored by Bryn Mawr College for her trailblazing legal career.
President Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position some 4,000 troops in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.
A federal appeals court upheld Indiana's law banning mandatory union fees in a split decision delivered a few days before the state Supreme Court hears separate challenges over whether the 2012 measure violates the state constitution.
Outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki vows the country will be a "graveyard" for the Islamic State group as he celebrated the liberation of a town from the militants.
The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. But what danger does it immediately pose?
Islamic State terrorists have allegedly beheaded Steven Sotloff, the second journalist who appeared in the video showing the execution of James Foley, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.
More than 300,000 immigrants who bought insurance through Obamacare could lose coverage if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it clear he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
The U.S. said its military forces carried out an operation against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab fighters in Somalia.
Fast-food workers are expected to target McDonald's and other chains with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.
Eric Cantor's new life outside of politics is under way, as the former House majority leader announced he's been hired by a Wall Street investment bank.
The caption on the tweet reads: "I don't always drive drunk at 3x the legal blood alcohol limit ... but when I do, I indict Gov. Perry for calling me out about it. I am the most drunk Democrat in Texas."
A trial renewing challenges against Texas' latest voter identification laws starts Tuesday, with plaintiffs arguing that the law with its different forms of ID requirements inhibits voting rights of minorities and poor people.