President Obama has so far sought a limited military campaign in Iraq focused on protecting American diplomats and civilians under direct threat, but officials haven't ruled out escalating military action against ISIS.
Polls show the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border has made immigration a pivotal issue with November elections approaching.
A spokesman for Ukraine's National Security Council said a Russian armored column crossed the border near the village of Shcherbak and that shells were fired from Russia toward the nearby city of Novoazovsk.
President Obama's calendar looks more daunting than before he left, with the execution of James Foley, escalating tensions in Ukraine and a Chinese fighter jet buzzing a U.S. Navy plane in international airspace.
The father of Michael Brown, who was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., pleaded for a "day of silence" as he lays his son to rest Monday.
Charles and David Koch are billionaire brothers whose trademarked Market-based Management has found broad applications from business to politics.
Syria offer to assist international effort to fight Islamic State militants, but warned the U.S. Monday not to conduct airstrikes against the group inside Syria without Damascus' consent.
Obama said in his weekly radio address that if Congress lets the Export-Import Bank close, it would be stunting U.S. export growth and impeding economic expansion.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legacy has rarely been mentioned on statewide GOP campaign trails this year, and the party's nominee to replace him has questioned some of Perry's signature achievements. Amid his record tenure, fellow Republicans have even mulled term limits.
Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton "a war hawk," Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war.
President Obama's extended summer vacation is about to end but the president was busy in Martha's Vineyard.
For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria.
Democrats with presidential aspirations are visiting Iowa with little fanfare as they wait a decision from Hillary Rodham Clinton.
A Florida judge on Friday rendered a decision that effectively forces voters to choose candidates in November based on a congressional map that he ruled was invalid because it favored the GOP.
President Obama as of Friday has spent all or part of 138 days on vacation. How does that compare with days off for his predecessors?