The bloody murder of U.S. journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State terrorists is galvanizing anger and fueling fears, but governments seem uncertain about how to stop them.
Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday.
Attorney General Eric Holder landed in Ferguson, Mo., Wednesday afternoon as a grand jury was expected to hear evidence in the case against Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown.
President Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer to rescue James Foley and other Americans held by Islamic State terrorists, but they didn't find the hostages.
President Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of his go-it-alone approach to the issue.
A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is reaching into his own medical history to explain his vote on the health care law, telling Arkansans that his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced his vote.
President Obama spoke in memory of slain journalist James Foley on Wednesday, lamenting his loss and saying the terror group ISIL commits torture, rape, slavery, murder and genocide.
President Obama says the U.S. will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the appalling murder of journalist James Foley.
The U.S. will continue with airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and may launch strikes in Syria, despite the gruesome death of journalist James Foley and the threatened murder of another American hostage.
Members of the Border Network for Human Rights will embark on a 100-mile Border Walk from Las Cruces to far East El Paso on Thursday to oppose militarization of the border.
American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution.
Police and protesters in Ferguson shared the streets Tuesday night, putting hostility aside for a few hours ahead of Attorney General Eric Holder's scheduled visit on Wednesday.
The Democratic Party's control of the U.S. Senate could depend on the fortunes of female candidates and their deep-pocketed supporters.