President Obama has been criticized for "leading from behind" on foreign policy. Secretary of State John Kerry counters that the US is heavily engaged around the world and to great effect, an assertion critics scoff at.
International pressure on Russia is mounting as new intelligence shows Russian involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. Black boxes and other critical evidence may have been tampered with.
UN Ambassador Samantha Power was more forceful than President Obama about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine. “Other administration officials can say things that presidents can't,” says one analyst.
Hundreds of immigrant children have been taken north of the US-Mexico border to stay with relatives or in temporary government or charitable facilities. Governors there say they’ve been kept in the dark.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, humbled in the 2012 presidential race, is contemplating another try in 2016. Contrasting himself with front-runner Sen. Rand Paul, Perry has laid out a more muscular foreign and national security policy.
Billionaires Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and Sheldon Adelson have taken Congress to task for failure to enact immigration reform. If we can set aside our political differences and compromise, they say, so can you.
Big businesses like Target and Starbucks are asking customers to please leave your guns at home. Not so at Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colo., where owners Lauren and Jayson Boebert, their servers, and many customers carry guns.
In related decisions this week, the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of a business and a college seeking exemptions on religious grounds from birth control provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Many more such cases are expected.
Hillary Clinton is taking a break from her book tour and speaking schedule. But she’ll be back at it in the fall, very aware that her lead over all potential Republican presidential rivals may be slipping.
President Obama is expected to name Bob McDonald Monday as the new head of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs. McDonald has a military background, but it is his experience as a corporate CEO that likely will prove most useful.
Monday marks the one-year anniversary of the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona, which killed 19 “hotshot” firefighters. A group of retired firefighting experts says much more must be done to prevent such tragedies.
Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah was in federal court Saturday, charged with providing support and resources to terrorists in the deadly 2012 attack. His capture is unlikely to benefit President Obama politically.
A year ago, 19 members of a 'hotshot' crew were lost fighting a deadly wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz. Now, a dozen families are suing Arizona public agencies, seeking damages and more information about the tragedy.