For all the warnings that security in Sochi would be invasive and aggressive, it's appearing more and more uneven, and in places almost relaxed.
Secretary of State John Kerry said that urgent global action is needed to combat climate change.
Lyda Ness-Garcia and Rep. Marisa Márquez trade accusations in a race for the Texas House of Representatives.
The Olympics, you might say, are the planet's most political apolitical event.
Senator Mitch McConnell faces a tough reelection fight as opponents from the left and right try to defeat him.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is stumping the Sunshine State to raise funds for the GOP -- and to meet potential donors in case he runs for president in 2016.
Chinese leaders have made it clear North Korea must eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday.
President Obama traveled Friday to California's Central Valley to draw attention to the state's worst drought in more than 100 years, and was expected to meet later in the day with King Abullah II of Jordan to discuss Mideast peace prospects.
President Obama has committed to putting the full force of his political brand behind Democratic Party efforts to gain seats in the House and prevent Republicans from snatching control of the Senate.
A traffic jam orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie's administration and responsible for days of gridlock in northern New Jersey doesn't seem to have endangered critically ill patients, to a comprehensive review by The Associated Press has found.
Venture capitalist Tom Perkins has an unusual plan to "change the world": He says only people who earn enough to pay taxes should have the right to vote -- and the more you earn, the more votes you get.
Women who want to go into politics must "grow skin like a rhinoceros," said former first lady and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Republicans were reluctant to help Democrats overcome a filibuster by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who set out to keep the Senate from even voting on the actual debt measure.
Conservative Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah have introduced a bill that would require the federal government to defer to the states on same-sex marriage.
President Barack Obama planned to address California's severe drought Friday on a visit to the water-starved state, and conduct an unusual West Coast meeting with Jordan's king to discuss stalled Middle East peacemaking and Syria's civil war.