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A third of Republicans believe President Obama poses an imminent threat to the U.S., outranking concerns about Vladimir Putin, according to a poll.
World powers gathering in the Swiss city of Lausanne insist they are closer than ever to reaching a nuclear deal with Iran.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election next year, the New York Times reports.
Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama.
The Obamas would welcome Pope Francis at the White House on Sept. 23. It is Francis' first papal visit to the United States.
A bipartisan compromise to overhaul Medicare bucks the popular impression that Washington can't accomplish anything at all.
Oil prices could hit $100 a barrel by the end of next year, U.S. oil magnate T. Boone Pickens said.
A representative for the German airline said there were 144 passengers, including 2 babies and a school party of 16 and 6 crew members.
All 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan through the end of 2015. The original plan was to cut the number by about half.
President Obama has selected Shailagh Murray to serve as his senior adviser and Jason Goldman as Chief Digital Officer.
The law, due to expire on June 1, allows the NSA to collect bulk data on numbers called and the time and length of calls, but not their content.
The political apparatus around former Gov. Bush is plotting to turn Florida into a bulwark for his presidential campaign. The NY Times reports.
Despite some suggestions in the media, the White House said the president and his family are not the future owners of the famous abode.
Companies have stashed more than $2 trillion in earnings overseas and at least $690 billion outside the U.S., reports USA Today.
Sexism seemed to be a recurring problem during the South by Southwest festival, according to one report.
Democrats and Republicans have exercised too much caution in dealing with the issue of Chinese currency manipulation, Sen. Chuck Grassley told CNBC on Thursday.
The stark contrast between President Obama and GOP lawmakers on the budget will frame the debate in the evolving 2016 race to elect Obama's successor.
President Obama suggested that if American voters want to "counteract" the role of money in politics, it may be worth making voting mandatory.
President Barack Obama picked the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats to win the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune tells CNBC the rules approved by the FCC on net neutrality are "wrongheaded" and "very dangerous."