A key senator and congressman on Monday announced a deal to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.» Read More
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.
President Obama says he would not be putting U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq, and any other action would take days of planning.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is "taking a nap" as terrorists capture Iraqi cities and move toward the capital of Baghdad.
Eric Cantor's loss to challenger David Brat is going to cause Republicans problems and help Democrats some, former Rep. Barney Frank said.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul reveals plans to encourage U.S. companies to bring untaxed profits overseas back to America.
The Senate's VA legislation is a very important reform that will start to chip away at the VA's inefficiencies, a veterans advocate said.
Reports this week that Chinese fishing boats rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the South China Sea has fueled concerns about geopolitical risk in Asia.
There is only one city that really takes its Cinco de Mayo seriously, and you'd be surprised where it is.
With India's 16th national election under way, some parties appear to have an edge as technology, social media and big data play a key role in connecting with voters.
India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, said in its election manifesto it would encourage foreign direct investment but appeared to close the door to global retailers.
The House of Representatives on Thursday will vote on legislation to avert a pay cut for doctors who participate in the Medicare health care program for the elderly, said House Speaker John Boehner.
Shots were fired in Crimea to warn off an unarmed international team of monitors and at a Ukrainian observation plane, as the standoff between occupying Russian forces and besieged Ukrainian troops intensified.
The Arizona governor has until Saturday to act on a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gays and lesbians.
Gov. Jan Brewer is under pressure to veto a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.
Senior Fed officials seem to have slipped back into their pre-2008 ways, says Simon Johnson, a professor at MIT's Sloan school.
News that the mediated meeting with holdout creditors was over after only one hour sent Argentina's bonds reeling.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
The U.S. will join the European Union in adding new economic sanctions on Russia for supporting separatists in Ukraine.
While Fed chair Janet Yellen may win monetary policy battles within the Fed, she still risks losing the economic war.
A GOP takeover of the Senate seems probable, but good economic news could save the Democrats, Politico's Ben White says.