34 min ago | Lethbridge Herald
The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
3 hrs ago | CNN
In remarks Tuesday touting the Obama administration's progress in addressing gun safety, Vice President Joe Biden vowed to revisit gun control legislation that failed in the U.S. Senate earlier this year, and warned legislators that the political climate shifted after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last December.
4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
A judge has declared a mistrial after jurors failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl.
7 hrs ago | KAIT-TV
By KEN THOMAS Associated Press WASHINGTON - Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she is supporting a super political action committee encouraging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president in 2016.
11 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
A key committee in the Republican-led House is preparing to cast its first votes on immigration this year, on a tough enforcement-focused measure that Democrats and immigrant groups are protesting loudly.
15 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald
President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal in a lengthy interview, and called them transparent - even though they are authorized in secret.
Edward Snowden gave a clear warning to the U.S. government Monday: Neither his incarceration or death would prevent the release of information he gathered on "unconstitutional acts."
New airborne laser scanning data has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating an entire bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temples complex.
The Republican Party's hope of running stronger presidential races by revamping immigration is about to hit a big hurdle: House Republicans.
As a child, Jorge Tume used to sit and do homework as his parents cleaned the desks and floors of a concrete company in Miami.
Though Syria is set to dominate discussion at this week's Group of Eight summit, leaders began the conference Monday with talk of a possible trade deal they said could create millions of jobs.
One of the authors of a bipartisan Senate proposal is warning fellow Republicans that if they fail to pass an immigration overhaul, the party's prospects of winning the White House are dim.
The Obama administration, trying to avoid getting drawn deeper into Syria's civil war, has pointed to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 as a symbol of what can go wrong when America's military wades into Middle East conflicts.
Michael Douglas led a dozen Hollywood A-listers in a video aimed at reminding President Barack Obama that he told the world four years ago of the need to eliminate all nuclear weapons.
President Barack Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer with extensive experience in all three branches of the government to be the State Department's special envoy for closing down the military-run prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
It's as if the United States has two governments, one open and one very much not.