Stitching together a broad coalition to tackle Islamic State hinges on overcoming the reluctance of U.S. allies in the Middle East who are deeply frustrated with a White House they believe has been naive about Syria's civil war.
The Clinton juggernaut hits the midterm campaign trail this week as the power couple lends fundraising prowess and their seal of approval to Democratic candidates shunning President Obama.
Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections, a doomed effort the party hopes will make a populist appeal to voters.
The European Council has formally adopted a package of further EU sanctions against Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine, but is delaying the enforcement to assess the implementation of the cease-fire agreement first.
President Obama outline his evolving tactics when he meets with congressional leaders from both parties at the White House on Tuesday.
With the clock ticking down to campaign time, elected leaders face a series of deadlines in the coming weeks that could make or break careers.
Arab League foreign ministers agreed Monday to take all necessary measures to confront Islamic State and co-operate with international, regional and national efforts to combat militants who have overrun swathes of Iraq and Syria.
A major rule change in how companies provide Internet service to the public could fundamentally disrupt online life as we know it, but no one seems all that concerned.
Zalmay Khalilzad, who served as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the U.N. under President George W. Bush, is being investigated by U.S. authorities for suspected money laundering, Austrian officials said Monday.
Summer break over and elections ahead, Congress is beginning an abbreviated September session with must-do tasks of preventing a government shutdown and extending a freeze on taxing access to the Internet.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries.
Clashes between government forces and pro-Russian separatists have thrown the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine into doubt, two days after it took hold.
In an appearance on NBC's Meet the Press, the president said IS fighters are a "serious threat" but that the United States has "the capacity to deal with it.
Political finger-pointing is getting dicey, and not just for incumbents who have to defend the ways of Washington.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday she would "probably" decide next year on whether or not to make another run for the White House in 2016.