Republicans have a good chance of taking control of the US Senate in the November election. But one race could trip them up: The close fight between incumbent Pat Roberts and independent challenger Greg Orman, who's leading in most polls.
Authorities around the country are investigating reports of Ebola-like symptoms among patients. But so far, there is just one confirmed case of the disease in the US, and the head of the CDC says, "We can stop it in its tracks."
Two passengers were removed from a United Airlines flight Saturday, one of whom had Ebola-like symptoms. While there is just one confirmed case of Ebola in the US, the head of the CDC says there have been 'well over 100 inquires of possible patients.'
In the wake of mounting allegations of wrongdoing at the US Secret Service, critics say the agency's top officials – not just the director – failed to create an atmosphere of responsibility. "There are too many incompetent managers," says one insider.
US officials acknowledge that they underestimated Islamic State extremists and overestimated the willingness of Iraqi forces to fight ISIS. Obama insists that US ground troops won’t be sent, but most Americans don’t believe that.
The Secret Service is in trouble for the recent White House fence jumper. More troubling, the Washington Post reports, is a 2011 incident when shots hit the presidential family residence. Congress holds a special hearing this week.
An air traffic control employee was easily able to enter a critical facility near Chicago Friday, starting a fire which caused thousands of flights to be cancelled or diverted, before attempting suicide. Critics of the FAA want an investigation.
President Obama claims that ‘over 40 countries’ have offered to help the US-led campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Just how firm is that support, how firm the support of Americans and Congress?
Details about White House intruder Omar Gonzalez include family reports that he is an Iraq war vet with PTSD. The Secret Service has beefed up White House security and ordered an investigation, but the agency faces tough questions about its conduct.
The cost of fighting wildfires and protecting life and property from harm has exceeded $1 billion every year since 2000, eating into agency resources for forest management and fire preparedness – programs meant to prevent wildfires before they start.
Federal investigators reportedly have found no evidence that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie personally ordered or knew ahead of time that aides concocted the political dirty trick known as 'Bridgegate.' Will that boost his 2016 presidential bid?
When an atheist enlisted man scratched out ‘So help me God’ on his reenlistment document, the Air Force said he couldn’t reenlist. That decision was quickly reversed when embarrassment and the threat of a lawsuit based on the US Constitution followed.
President Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey seem to be at odds over possible use of US ground troops in Iraq to fight Islamic State militants. But this is just how civil-military relations are supposed to work, says one analyst.
Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs has a new homecoming queen: Scarlett Lenh, who used to be Andy Lenh. Transgender issues now touch virtually all aspects of American society as people like Scarlett gain greater acceptance.
Eight large wildfires are burning in California and Oregon, including one in the Cleveland National Forest near Los Angeles that’s forced evacuations. Weather forecasters predict triple-digit temperatures and low humidity.
An atheist airman scratched out ‘So help me God’ on his Air Force reenlistment document. The Air Force alone among US military services requires that phrase, which has raised legal questions about freedom of – and from – religion.