Richard Clarke, the top counterterrorism official for the Bush administration, said the former president, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld committed war crimes during the Iraq war.
Democrats in the House of Representatives are taking a new angle on gun legislation following a deadly rampage in Isla Vista, Calif., last week.
After less than four months at Veterans Affairs, Sloan D. Gibson suddenly finds himself in charge of fixing the problems that led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
To congressional Republicans, "Benghazi" is shorthand for incompetence and cover-up. Democrats hear it as the hollow sound of pointless investigations.
President Obama announced Carney's departure in a surprise appearance at the White House press briefing room Friday.
The National Security Agency is disputing Edward Snowden's claim that he tried to raise his concerns about its surveillance practices internally before he went public.
Embattled VA Secretary Eric Shinseki has stepped down after being summoned to the Oval Office.
President Obama is summoning VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to the White House Friday morning amid mounting pressure for the embattled VA chief to resign.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said Wednesday that same-sex marriage seems inevitable as courts across the country rule against states that ban the practice.
Two California lawmakers are proposing a bill to allow family and friends to initiate a "gun violence restraining order" if someone has shown a propensity to commit violence.
The Pentagon is having a hard time persuading House panel members who are up for election that it really doesn't need more money.
House Speaker John Boehner is holding off on joining members of Congress who say Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki should resign.
Two cities in Northern California will vote on an advisory measure on whether to seek creating the country's 51st state named Jefferson.
First lady Michelle Obama criticizing House Republicans over a plan to permit exceptions to new federal nutrition standards for school lunches.
Secretary of State John Kerry was blunt in his assessment on what NSA leaker Edward Snowden should do.