Obama was expected to sign legislation implementing new sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine by the end of the week, the White House said.» Read More
Britain's anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating PM David Cameron's Conservatives in a special election.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC Monday he was thinking about and preparing for another White House run in 2016.
Sweden's center-left opposition appeared headed for a narrow election victory on Sunday, on a platform of increased spending on job schemes, healthcare and schools.
Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy his country's independenceand said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic.
Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have clawed back a tiny lead over separatists, opinion surveys show, less than a week before Scots vote.
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.
Americans strongly favor treating Israelis and Palestinians equally in the conflict in Gaza, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll.
Obama also used the speech to lampoon Congress, saying it should "stop being mad all the time. Stop just hating all the time."
A key senator and congressman on Monday announced a deal to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.
President Obama may want to end tax inversions, but one economist says this is why the president probably won't accomplish it.
Fighting and artillery barrages flared near the Russian border in the hours after President Barack Obama called the loss of flight MH17 a "wake-up call" to Europe.
Rebels and international observers have yet to agree on a security zone around the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, they said on Saturday, complicating efforts to secure evidence.
The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 threatens to escalate a tense, months-long stand-off between the west and Russia over Ukraine to dangerous new levels. The FT reports.
In a statement to the press, President Barack Obama said he does not see a U.S. military role beyond what is currently being done.
John Kerry landed in Baghdad on Monday to press the Prime Minister to form a more inclusive government in response to a Sunni insurgency.
Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.
Russia's Vladimir Putin on Saturday voiced limited support for Ukraine's unilateral ceasefire in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists, but told President Petro Poroshenko there had to be talks with the rebels to prevent the truce collapsing.
One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia's presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.
The president has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving Islamic insurgency officials said.
Analysts are skeptical of how much of a growth boost will come from Japan's newly approved $29 billion stimulus spending.
High-cost, short-term car title loans are leading people to take out risky lines of credit.
The Russian will offer dollar and euro loans to banks that put foreign-currency loans to major exporters up as collateral.
Obama's immigration order means $8 million in new lease payments and $40 million in salaries. The NYT reports.
Some 13 Port Authority cops could end up earning around $300,000 or more each this year, the Bergen Record reported.
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.