Former special agent Joseph Clancy, now with Comcast, will take over as acting Secret Service director.
It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not terrorism. Nothing matters more to voters in the midterm elections than the economy, according to a new AP-GfK poll.
President Obama called for an end to Palestinian civilian deaths and Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu warned against leaving Iran with nuclear capabilities.
The U.S. and Western allies have committed to arming the Kurds, yet the front-line fighters have yet to receive much equipment or training.
Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, has been released from prison after U.K. prosecutors dropped seven terrorism-related charges against him linked to the conflict in Syria.
U.S.-led forces carried out at least five air strikes against the Islamic State outside the Syrian-Kurdish town of Kobane.
Jimmy Carter has set the record for the longest post-presidency of any former occupant of the White House, surpassing Herbert Hoover for the honor in 2012.
A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.
The top U.S. and Chinese diplomats are publicly airing differences over the protests in Hong Kong, where students want democratic changes to the electoral system.
It's that magical time of year, when politicians send more emails asking for money than a fake Nigerian prince.
Alain Datcher knows there's a sad truth about the newly minted Medi-Cal card he carries in his wallet. It opens a few doors, but only takes him so far.
Students at a Vermont college have gone a different route with their commencement speaker. They've invited a convicted cop killer.
California's first-in-the-nation gun restraining order legislation was born out of a college-town rampage that left six people dead at the hands of a killer whose family felt helpless to stop him.
The airstrikes against Islamic State extremists have introduced a new complicating factor into the fall campaign, forcing both sides to reassess their closing messages.
President Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to reports.