Republicans say they will hold hearings into the prisoner swap that freed Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, suggesting President Obama broke the law and compromised national security. Are the concerns valid, or is this just election-year politics? Here is a closer look at the charges.
Despite being passed over for secretary of state, Susan Rice still plays a key role in national security as President Obama's national security advisor. While Secretary of State John Kerry makes headlines, Susan Rice quietly runs the show from Washington.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said the Obama administration had informed Iran that Hamid Abutalebi was 'not viable' as its new United Nations ambassador. Abutalebi was allegedly involved in the 1979 hostage crisis in which US Embassy staff was held for 444 days.