- Obama military strategy too weak for future security, panel reports
- Sen. Tom Coburn vows to slow down budget-busting bills ahead of recess
- Obama fantasizes about more executive power, signs new order on federal contractors
- Clintons call Klein, Halper, Kessler ‘a Hat Trick of despicable actors’: report
- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
- Pro-marijuana group claims responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag swap
- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
- Stabbing attack on transgender girl, 15, was ‘bias motivated,’ police say
- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
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Key issues on deliveries of American food aid to North Korea have been resolved, though details remain to be settled after talks ended Thursday.
China's authoritarian government is restricting the police's power to secretly detain people, at least on paper, announcing stricter revisions to a key criminal law Thursday after a wave of public complaints.
Syria's deputy oil minister defected and posted his parting words to President Bashar Assad in a video on YouTube Thursday, calling the regime criminal and urging his colleagues to also abandon the "sinking ship."
Israel once attracted droves of Jews from troubled parts of the world but now faces the challenge of luring immigrants at a time when the overwhelming majority of Jews live in free countries, former Soviet "refusenik" Natan Sharansky said in an interview.
Pakistan has charged Osama bin Laden's three widows with illegally entering and living in the country, the interior minister said Thursday.
Rep. Ron Paul's presidential campaign always has banked on playing the caucus game to try to maximize his support where it counts — the delegates who will attend the national convention this summer in Tampa, Fla.
Newly released Obama administration emails show the White House was more active than believed in the Agriculture Department's decision in 2010 to seek the resignation of federal employee Shirley Sherrod.
Obama administration officials at a House hearing Thursday tried to push back against recent investigative reports detailing problems and fraud in the nation's food-stamp program.
A new poll finds Americans are still cool to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.