For a core of conservative Republican primary voters, illegal immigration constitutes a key test for defining who a presidential candidate is.
White House shooting: Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, arrested for allegedly shooting at a window in the executive mansion at the White House, is believed to have an obsession with President Barack Obama.
During a nine-day provincial tour, Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei pushed for voter participation in upcoming elections, but also suggested that a directly elected president might become a thing of the past.
The US has blamed the specialist Qods Force in an Iran assassination plot. But those who track the group say the plot doesn't reflect the careful planning, efficiency, and strategy the Qods Force is known for.
Readers write about the flaws of old-fashioned political labels ('left' and 'right') and demand a new pledge from lawmakers: No more pledges.
Police in Lahore, Pakistan, say multiple teams are investigating the abduction of an American working with a US consulting company. So far the kidnappers haven't contacted Warren Weinstein's colleagues for ransom.
Readers write in to join the dialogue on whether the US military still has a clear purpose.
'Arlington Ladies' at Arlington National Cemetery offer help to families and express gratitude for the lives of veterans.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates meets with troops at Combat Outpost Andar in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, on June 6. Mr. Gates visited with troops on the ground in the south and east of the country for the final time as Defense Secretary before his retirement on June 30.
Unemployment increased to 9.1 percent in May, and only 54,000 new jobs were created. Economists point to lingering impacts of the tsunami plus rising food and gas prices.