John Magufuli, the new president of Tanzania, aims to cut over-the-top government spending and improve services. Opponents hope he fizzles out.
The New Jersey governor's presidential hopes rest with Republican voters in the Granite State. And he wants them to get real about picking a candidate like Donald Trump.
Whatever happens in the state with the first primary becomes big news in presidential elections. New Hampshire has an addiction epidemic. The issue is now being discussed on the campaign trial.
Gun control advocates say that will tighten a big loophole allowing guns to change hands illegally. Gun rights groups say the president's executive order will mostly penalize law abiding gun owners.
House Speaker Paul Ryan announced on Tuesday that the first order of business will be putting a bill on the House floor that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.
One of the first rounds of voting in 2016 took place Tuesday night. It was to be a delegate for Ohio congressional districts to this summer's Democratic National Convention.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been investing a lot of time in New Hampshire, and his opponents are starting to attack him there — a sign he's seen as a threat.
"Will the folks will on Wall Street like me? No. Will they begin to play by the rules if I am president? You better believe it," Sanders said Tuesday.
With the Texas senator encroaching on him in polls, Trump is now questioning whether the Canadian-born Cruz would be eligible for the White House. Many legal scholars have weighed in that he would.
In the past, when political tensions increased, oil prices went up too amid supply risks. But now OPEC's power is down and U.S. oil supplies are much greater, helping hold prices steady.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is barnstorming across Iowa, where his appeal to evangelical voters is making him a threat to GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the first caucus state.
The State Department says the U.S. is not going to be the "mediator" in the dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran, but that's betting that the two countries can solve their problems on their own.
On Tuesday at the White House, President Obama announced new executive actions on gun control, including changes to the nation's system of background checks.
President Obama formally announced Tuesday new executive actions on gun control. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama for the reaction from Republican lawmakers.
President Obama announced executive action on guns in a speech that was both emotional and politically charged. Gun rights supporters immediately denounced the move.
The choice of the young Indian-American governor fuels speculation that she could be a possible vice presidential pick. But the high-profile slot hasn't been kind to other rising stars in the past.
If history is any guide, the president's efforts to curb gun violence may have the unintended effect of boosting gun sales.
"The gun lobby may be holding Congress hostage right now. But they cannot hold America hostage," President Obama says.
GOP presidential candidates may be spending most of their time in Iowa and New Hampshire right now but it's delegate-rich Texas that will be the far more consequential state in the Republican primary.
Bill Clinton became known as the "comeback kid" because of his performance in the 1992 New Hampshire primary. He's campaigning for his wife Hillary in that state, just a month before its primary.