A new video depicts the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. President Obama is already fighting a narrative that he is ineffectual, and Tuesday's news reinforces that.
When we look at the data, veteran lawmakers represent their constituents in much the same way as 'new' lawmakers.
The new ad, released by Super PAC American Crossroads, attacks Senator Landrieu, a Democrat, as loyal to Washington, D.C., not Louisiana. So far it can be seen only on the web.
Former House majority leader Eric Cantor has taken a high-paying job at a Wall Street investment bank. If he ever decided to run for office again, his opponent would have a field day with that.
The self-declared Islamic State has released a video showing the beheading of a second US journalist. The US has few easy options to navigate a complex, multi-front war in Iraq and Syria.
It's not yet clear whether the US air strike killed Al Shabab leader Ahmed Godane. He's blamed for encouraging the group to branch out into international terrorism.
Videotaped atrocities in an attempt to spread fear are nothing new for IS. But it appears to be stepping up its propaganda as world powers start to engage in halting its spread.
Martin Burt, a former government minister in Paraguay, tells how the Social Progress Index has helped Paraguay set clearer goals and improve quality of life.
A gardening effort in Camden, N.J., brings fresh food to New Jersey’s biggest food desert.
The former inmate, who lives on Chicago's South Side, helps those who've served time to find work and keep out of trouble.