The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his sibling on charges that he attempted to sell President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been studying foreign policy in advance of a potential presidential run.
North Korea is angry again, refusing to participate in today's United Nations Security Council discussion about the reclusive nation's human rights record.
Republicans have the Senate majority now and are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill this January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP back into the minority.
President Barack Obama is offering full support and federal assistance to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers.
Greece's prime minister says early general elections could be called by the end of 2015 if the current legislature can elect a president and if negotiations with the country's creditors on post-bailout aid are completed.
President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Republicans are planning to use their newfound Senate majority to challenge President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats come January.
Cuban-American groups opposed to President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government plan to protest Saturday in Miami.
The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month.
President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba is a sign that political attitudes toward Cuba are changing in Florida.
President Barack Obama is kicking off his annual winter vacation in his birthplace of Hawaii.
The Obama administration has set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity. The regulation treats it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material.
As President Barack Obama sees it, a foreign dictator shouldn't be allowed to start censoring what Americans see and hear.
Hackers have sent a new email to Sony Pictures Entertainment, praising the studio as "very wise" to cancel the release of "The Interview" and saying Sony's data is safe "as long as you make no more trouble."
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will continue its ambitious military modernization program with a particular emphasis on nuclear strategic forces.
Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states.
The Obama administration says it's determined the North Korean government was behind a devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas.
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee says he has no doubt that North Korea was involved in the hacking attack against Sony Pictures and the threat against movie theaters.