The U.S. Treasury Department is targeting a procurement network suspected of helping the Islamic militant group Hezbollah.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang declared the summit a success, citing trade and investment cooperation.
President Obama sought to recast the political debate over a flood of young migrants as a question of GOP willingness to tackle the problem, while Texas Gov. Rick Perry pressured him to tour the border.
Germany took the dramatic step Thursday of asking the top U.S. intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country in an ongoing spat over eavesdropping by the NSA.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is trying to stem the surging violence in Israel and Gaza in a way that allows the Jewish state to continue defending itself from Hamas rocket fire.
House Speaker John Boehner squashed rumblings from his party to impeach President Obama over executive actions.
Although the Secret Service has used dogs since 1976 to screen areas for presidential visits, this is the first time they're being broadly deployed among the general public.
A Colorado judge on Wednesday struck down the state's gay marriage ban, making Colorado the 16th state to invalidate a prohibition on same-sex marriages in the past year.
Two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to undo the landmark Hobby Lobby ruling that lets certain employers opt out of paying for health insurance coverage of birth control on religious grounds.
Administration officials told senators Wednesday they're struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants fleeing violence-torn Central America.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, the exasperated face of the deluged city during Hurricane Katrina, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for bribery, money laundering and other crimes.
Senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday that Congress will act unilaterally on new sanctions.
The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a potential vice presidential contender in 2016.
The Library of Congress will publicly display years of salacious correspondence between former President Warren G. Harding and his longtime mistress Carrie Phillips.
U.S. intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden has asked Russia to prolong his asylum in the country, his lawyer said Wednesday.