Senate Democrats say they'll advance legislation to override the Supreme Court's ruling allowing some companies with religious objections to avoid the contraceptives requirement in the federal health-care law.
President Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion more to deal with the humanitarian crisis created by an influx of undocumented Central American children in the Southwestern states.
New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to investigate whether the Cuban government promoted a federal probe of him.
The White House said most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian relief that would prevent them from being sent back from their home countries.
When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood.
U.N. officials are pushing for Central Americans fleeing armed conflict to be treated as refugees, in an attempt to pressure the U.S. and Mexico to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.
Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, beating out Dallas to host the 2016 RNC Convention
President Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and local officials in Texas Wednesday.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called on European nations Tuesday to take a more aggressive stance against the threat posed by the thousands of Westerners who have traveled to Syria to join the fighting there.
If charges a German intelligence employee spied for the U.S., German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it would be a 'clear contradiction' of trust.
President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation that authorizes spending of $564 million over five years for the U.S. intelligence community and expands protections for intelligence agency whistleblowers against retaliation.
The White House says most unaccompanied children won't qualify for humanitarian relief, so they can be returned to their home countries.
Democrats are fighting for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports from a group of Republicans who would like it closed.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will be sentenced this week in federal court for bribery, money laundering and fraud.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has no plans to join a lawsuit of emails stolen from her 2010 campaign website domain.