A federal inspector general is looking into whether the Obama administration used confidential taxpayer information in an effort to attack a political opponent, Koch Industries.
The American president was pushing hard for a Mideast peace agreement when six Jewish families arrived on this West Bank hilltop early one morning with cribs, refrigerators, Israeli flags and flatbed trucks carrying mobile homes.
Does Congress support President Obama's plan to slash the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education by 69 percent? What about his proposal to shrink the Environmental Protection Agency by one-third? Or his 12 percent cut in housing assistance for AIDS patients?
Reaching out to big business, President Obama is announcing a new program that links top companies with community colleges in hopes of ramping up America's job skills.
Arsonists torched a mosque in a Palestinian village in the West Bank on Monday, scrawling "revenge" on a wall in Hebrew and charring copies of the Muslim holy book in a blaze that threatened to stoke new tensions over deadlocked Mideast peacemaking.
After months of fretting over "tea party"-powered Republican enthusiasm, Democrats say they are seeing signs that their supporters are getting revved up in time to close the so-called "enthusiasm gap" by the Nov. 2 midterm elections.
Republicans are moving up their $2 million television ad buy in California after recent polls showing Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer opening up a lead over GOP rival Carly Fiorina.
Nearly nine months after the magnitude 7 earthquake of Jan. 12, more than a million Haitians still live on the streets amid piles of rubble. One reason: Not a cent of the $1.15 billion the U.S. promised for rebuilding has arrived.
Forget about the midterm elections and speculation about West Wing personnel shake-ups. The big question being asked around the White House is: What's that noisy construction really all about?