Patients aren't the only ones disappointed by delays in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A newly released report says investors are watching their hopes for financial returns fade, at least for this year.
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is defending President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation, but she says they have no right to citizenship under the law.
For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.
Officials in Jordan may be ready to meet the demands of the Islamic State group, which has been holding a captured Jordanian pilot since December.
Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has taken the first formal step toward running for president.
Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford is being remembered for his ability to get things done at the highest levels of government without compromising his love for his state or its people.
Actor Gary Sinise has blasted former U.S. politician Howard Dean for branding cinema-goers who want to attend screenings of "American Sniper" "very angry."
The Republican Party's most sought-after donors appear content to let things shake out a bit before making a commitment to any one candidate.
The Obama administration's top trade official says Congress must return enhanced negotiating powers to the White House in order to cut important trade deals with Pacific-rim nations and others.
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says critics of U.S. foreign policy are disparaging the movie, "American Sniper" and denigrating the memory of Chris Kyle, the U.S. serviceman depicted in the film.
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Nevada lobbyist accused of making illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid's 2010 reelection campaign.
The punk rock band Dropkick Murphys is asking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop playing one of their songs, saying in a message on Twitter that "We literally hate you."
A federal appeals court has approved former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's request to remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions.
The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit will shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office.
Gov. Terry Branstad has been transported by ambulance to a hospital after his spokesman says he fell ill at an event at a Des Moines suburb.
Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.
Rand Paul is showing how he might disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran and Cuba in one of the first face-to-face forums among would-be candidates.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is launching an organization to raise money for a potential 2016 presidential campaign.
The specter of Neo-Nazism is no longer haunting Greece. It looks like it is here to stay.
The association representing Alabama's probate judges says it's possible some judges there may issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when courthouses open Monday, despite their advice against it.