Rep. Adam Schiff reacts to Hillary Clinton's testimony before a House committee investigating the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.
Secretary of State John Kerry is tackling two seemingly intractable conflicts on his current diplomatic tour: the latest violence between Israelis and Palestinians, and Syria's civil war.
Much of the Benghazi discussion has focused on the deaths of four Americans. The family of Chris Stevens, the late ambassador to Libya, has memorialized him with projects to improve understanding between Americans and people in the Middle East and North Africa, the areas where he served as a diplomat, and where his sister Anne Stevens says he developed many close friendships.
With the largest group of Republican conservatives endorsing Paul Ryan for House Speaker, we look at what he can achieve and what he might want from his political career.
As the House Select Committee on Benghazi finally wrapped up its questions Thursday evening, it was unclear if any new light was shed on the 2012 attack that killed four Americans.
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan has formally put himself forward as a candidate for speaker of the House. He said in a letter to the House Republican Conference that he is "ready and eager" to be speaker.
Jesse Benton was accused of lying to FBI agents about payoffs made by former Rep. Ron Paul's 2012 campaign.
Ryan's announcement comes after securing the support of the three disparate House Republican groups.
Another Gallup poll from this week reveals that a majority of Americans favor stricter gun control laws. A third poll shows that a majority also think more concealed weapons would make the U.S. safer.
Secretary of State John Kerry meets Israel's prime minister Thursday in a bid to calm Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Kerry also huddles with major players on Syria, a day after Russia hosted Bashar al-Assad.
American voters have long been intrigued by the idea of the outsider CEO who could bring corner office credentials to oval office problems. But the analogy falls apart pretty quickly.
Hillary Clinton testifies before the House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks on Thursday, in a session expected to last most of the day.
The White House has unveiled a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its $72 billion debt and ongoing economic crisis. The plan includes a special type of bankruptcy, a financial control board for the island and increased Medicaid funding. It's being hailed by Puerto Rican officials but needs approval by Congress, which so far has been reluctant to take action to help the island.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Anne Richard, who handles Syrian refugee issues for the U.S. State Department, about why the U.S. has taken so few Syrian refugees relative to the scope of the crisis.
As a condition for becoming speaker of the House, Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan is asking for work-life balance. NPR reports on what that may mean for the rest of us.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to international order and strategy expert Jeremy Shapiro about Friday's planned meeting on Syria held by Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers from Russia, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
The origins of "respectability politics" are more complicated than you might think.
Who were the women who worked against voting rights for women in the early 20th century? Some were involved in community and charity — but not electoral politics.
Ryan has asked for more work-life balance if he becomes the next speaker. If more men did that, it could make the U.S. workforce way, way more equal.
The Democratic presidential candidate is expected to face tough questioning over the 2012 attack that killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya.