Five historic paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.
The Democratic National Committee will host six presidential primary debates, giving long-shot candidates a chance to challenge front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is drawing an early distinction with Republicans on immigration reform, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.
President Barack Obama is envisioning a future of playing dominoes with retiree David Letterman.
Attorneys general from two energy-producing states say the Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices.
He won eight Republican primaries in 2008 -- and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is looking to see if he can do better than that in 2016.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Somalia on an unannounced visit, a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country.
The Democratic Senate campaign committee has endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio of Florida.
Former President Bill Clinton says there's nothing "sinister" about getting wealthy people to contribute money toward helping poor people.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is running for president.
Wisconsin's Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest. It's a position two other Republican governors from the Midwest, lesser known but similarly ambitious, undoubtedly would like to be in.
Martin O'Malley often casts Baltimore as the comeback city that overcame the ravages of drugs and violence when he was mayor.
Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are set to launch their runs for president.
Martin O'Malley often casts Baltimore as a comeback city that recovered from the ravages of drugs and violence during his years as mayor.
Republican presidential hopefuls eventually will have to start running against each other.
Wisconsin's Scott Walker has emerged as a force in the 2016 White House contest.
Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, is maneuvering with care as he runs for re-election in a swing state. He is cautiously supporting a free-trade deal that even some fellow Republicans fear could lead to job losses back home.
A New Jersey mayor targeted for political retribution for not supporting Gov. Chris Christie's re-election effort in 2013 said that indictments in the case Friday were a "punch in the gut."
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up his U.S. visit in Los Angeles on Friday where he shared his vision for strengthened economic and political ties between the two allies.