Asked about the violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that people across the country are deeply anxious because of a lack of leadership and that President Barack Obama is at least partly to blame.
Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.
Hillary Rodham Clinton quickly embraced President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. On other weighty policy issues, she isn't saying much.
The Obama administration wants to improve teaching before teachers enter the classroom, and it's proposing new rules that would penalize teacher-training programs that turn out ill-prepared graduates.
A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored corporations over the working class.
President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration have left out some of the business community's top priorities.
Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is urging fellow Democrats to embrace an active federal government that can help middle class workers facing a daunting global economy.
The U.S. State Department has condemned the decision by Gambia's president to approve a law imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts.
Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is heading to St. Louis as anticipation mounts about a possible grand jury decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old.
Democrats have narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities: Columbus in Ohio, New York and Philadelphia.
The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.
Oklahoma officials say the federal government will restore the state's flexibility to decide how to use $29 million in public school funding.
A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers is confirming he'll be a candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.
Hong Kong authorities say they will remove some barricades from part of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.
Republican presidential hopefuls are short on specifics when it comes to trying to stop President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants, although they're making it clear they are against it.
Vladimir Putin says he will not remain Russia's president for life, but will step down in line with the Russian constitution.
Republicans who want to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters may find a playbook in Colorado.
In Louisiana's Senate race, when Republican Bill Cassidy wants to hurt Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's standing, he suggests a vote for her is a vote for unpopular President Barack Obama.
Maine marijuana advocates say their state is in position to become the first state in the Northeast to legalize recreational use of the drug.