U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the decade-old dispute.» Read More
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan plan to expand background checks for gun buyers, dealing a sharp blow to President Barack Obama's campaign to curb gun violence.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday stressed the United States is willing to engage with North Korea.
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Chinese leaders and China, while not admitting anything publicly, agreed to help defuse the tension with North Korea, the US said.
The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak collapsed on Saturday when the presiding judge withdrew from the case and referred it to another court, causing an indefinite adjournment that sparked anger in the courtroom.
President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget plan proposes cancellation of or cuts to several weapons programs.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday will issue ideas to raise $580 billion in new tax revenues, including a minimum tax on the wealthy and putting an end to some corporate tax breaks.
Malaysia will hold general elections on May 5, the Election Commission said on Wednesday, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling coalition's 56-year grip on power in Southeast Asia's third-largest economy.
The Federal Reserve's bond-buying program and zero percent interest rates are dangerous, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told CNBC.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced he will dissolve parliament on Wednesday, paving the way for a long-anticipated general election late this month.
Many politicians want to change the way Congress operates. So why do so many—Republican or Democrat—ultimately become the very creatures of habit they initially promised to replace, at least when it comes to pork and earmarks?
The GOP will endorse immigration reform on Monday and outline plans for a $10 million outreach to minority groups in an effort to make the party more "welcoming and inclusive" for voters who overwhelmingly supported Democrats in 2012.
With the Dow Jones reaching an all-time high and the S&P 500 not far behind, markets have shrugged off the disappointment of the sequester. But Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura says that far bigger hurdles lie ahead that could potentially give the U.S. another "brush with default".
With stocks at all-time highs, there's little sign of a bubble forming in markets, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Thursday.
President Obama is warning that it may be impossible to reach a deal with Republicans on trimming the budget deficit.
Democrats will unveil a budget blueprint that will slice the deficit by $1.85 trillion through spending cuts and tax increases.
Rep. Paul Ryan called his third budget an "invitation" to President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to begin bargaining toward a deal to balance the budget.
The budget-balancing plan from Congressman Paul Ryan is a "total uncompromising" blueprint, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, ranking member on the panel, told CNBC.
Although the spending plans will be miles apart ideologically, there are signs a compromise is possible, the New York Times reports.
The GOP point person on fiscal issues said a compromise with President Obama is possible, even though their budget plan faces certain rejection from Democrats.
Congress seems likely to make a 2014 budget deal before adjourning for the year, lifting fears of another shutdown.
American and British spies have infiltrated two fantasy games and collected users' data, the New York Times reports.
Here's why SEC commissioner Michael Piwowar plans to vote against the Volcker Rule.