The U.S. has launched air and missile strikes with Arab allies in Syria for the first time, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of an al Qaeda-linked group.» Read More
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East.
Expanding Medicaid eligibility will significantly affect uninsured rates in seven major cities, and bring them billions in federal money, according to a study.
The U.S. has dispatched similar teams around the world and they have been unable to affect outcomes. The Fiscal Times reports.
With new leaders in place, Congress faces more big fights over funding for highway construction and government agencies in the coming months.
If the Baghdad government can keep militants away from its oil fields, Iraq's oil production could increase even as crude prices remain high.
New York leaders have reached an agreement to legalize medical marijuana in New York.
The U.S. is prepared to send up to 300 new American military advisers to bolster the ranks of those already in Iraq, the president said.
"This is going to burn for a long time," said Kenneth Pollack, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and a former CIA Iraq military analyst.
What does former U.S. General and NATO Commander Wesley Clark have to do with a money-losing food truck? More than you think...
Iraq is on the verge of collapse—and working with Iran is a "flawed strategy," says former White House foreign-affairs adviser David L. Phillips.
Any military intervention in Iraq is unlikely to bring peace, says former U.S. diplomat Richard Haass.
Prosecutors allege Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was part of a criminal scheme to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups.
The U.S. has sent billions in assistance--but a large portion has been squandered or disappeared. The Fiscal Times reports.
People who had their old health care plans canceled aren't necessarily paying higher premiums under Obamacare, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey.
Prosecutors have issued subpoenas in an investigation into whether congressional staff tipped stock traders to a change in health-care policy. The WSJ reports.
If it succeeds, the city’s cost-cutting hybrid pension plan could be a model for solving government budget crises across the country.
The president has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving Islamic insurgency officials said.
The market is closely watching for any concern about inflation or signs the Fed might move on interest rates sooner than expected.
Two senators said they want to raise the federal gasoline and diesel tax by 12 cents a gallon, the first increase since 1993.
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