Some tea party nominees could be weak general election candidates. Others could change the Senate. Here are six key primaries to watch.
Hillary Clinton has again made sharp comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying he is partly responsible for the crash of MH17. In recent months, she has been one of Putin's most vocal critics.
The Iowa trip by Gov. Chris Christie hinted that voter uproar over Bridge-gate has faded, at least for now. But new surveys indicate some continuing challenges for the New Jersey governor.
The Hillary Clinton juggernaut is up and rolling toward the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination – and it's even stronger than in 2008, at least in Iowa and New Hampshire, polls show. But the general election is another story.
For all its faults as a democracy, the US was able to persuade the two candidates in Afghanistan's third democratic presidential election that they must compromise on a vote recount and power sharing after the result. The world has invested too much in Afghanistan to let it fall to the Taliban or Al Qaeda.