The U.S. Department of Justice's response to the death of Michael Brown ranges from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Mo., for witnesses to the shooting of the unarmed black teen by a white police officer.
Amnesty International has deployed a monitor team inside the U.S. for the first time in the history of the organization to observe events in Ferguson.
Hillary Clinton will be the guest of honor at retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry fundraiser, an event famous as a launching pad for candidates announcing presidential campaigns.
To get must-do legislation passed, the current Congress is discovering anew how a bill becomes a law: compromise.
Vice President Joe Biden is giving a hearty welcome to Julian Castro, the man many Democrats hope will someday replace him.
As the Missouri National Guard rolls into Ferguson, Gov. Jay Nixon canceled the curfew for Monday night that had been in effect since Friday.
The presence of armed militia members working on their own in a region known for human smuggling, drug smuggling and illegal immigration has added one more variable to an already complex and tense situation.
Gov. Rick Perry won't be arrested despite his indictment on two felony charges of abuse of power, but will receive a summons to appear in court.
Iran has promised to back a United Nations probe into suspicions that the country secretly worked on nuclear arms, the U.N.'s chief nuclear inspector said after talks in Tehran.
The attorney for the family of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by police says a private autopsy confirms witness accounts that he was shot multiple times.
Missouri's Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.
In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha's Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for unspecified meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's split with President Barack Obama over a foreign policy "organizing principle" isn't likely to be the last time differences emerge between the two. How she handles those breaks could be among her biggest challenges to a successful run for president in 2016.
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.