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
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.
The Michigan Democrat is the former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and has been a staunch advocate for the auto industry.
Center-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's prime minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign.
Treasury Secretary Lew calls bitcoin a "phenomenon," but says the government needs to make sure it doesn't become a funding haven for criminals.
Negotiators in the U.S. Congress on Monday unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill that aims to prevent another government shutdown.
His presidential ambitions on the line, Gov. Chris Christie fires a top aide and apologizes for politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge that caused a traffic nightmare for days.
A a final budget fight will play out in the nearly empty Capitol as staffers parcel out more than $1 trillion.
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Indonesia's currency tumbled to its lowest since the late 1990s' Asian Financial Crisis, despite a lack of crisis-like signals.
The US is overhauling its strained relationship with Cuba. 'It's time for a new approach," Obama said.
The Florida Republican senator also says Congress won't support lifting the half-century embargo on Castro's Cuba.
Obama's moves toward Havana are raising the promise in South Florida that they will finally open up Cuba's economy.