Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season.
She began the day in a hospital room in suburban Washington -- but now, Nina Pham has been released, in time for an afternoon meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama.
Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.
It's the sign of the season. Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public rights of way.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. of destabilizing the world by trying to enforce its will on other countries.
The number of immigrants who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years.
Sarah Palin is supporting an independent candidate for her former office instead of her lieutenant governor.
Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's sentencing on nine public corruption convictions has been set for Feb. 20.
Sen. Rand Paul is playing down isolationist positions on foreign policy and advocating an approach that he says "recognizes our limits and preserves our might."
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she doesn't think she's running for president in in 2016, a shift from her usual script.
House Democrats' campaign arm spent almost $1.8 million each day during the first half of this month.
More than 140 ballot measures will be decided by voters in 42 states in the Nov. 4 general election. Among the noteworthy subjects being addressed:
HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens.
Voters may not know it, but large companies and national advocacy groups are paying for the millions of dollars in ads about ballot measures they will consider on Election Day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Maryland man the Secret Service says climbed over the White House fence last night is now charged with felonies for assaulting a police dog and making threats.
Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist defended his party switch during his final debate with Republican Gov. Rick Scott, saying Republicans have been kidnapped by the tea party.
Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country to help Democrats.
Someone has to win.
Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even temper growing international criticism of its human-rights record.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration has no intention of cutting Congress out of the loop on any possible deal with Iran over its nuclear program.