Hillary Clinton goes to Puerto Rico on Friday to thank voters there for past support in the primaries, and offering her support for more lenient treatment of the island's mounting public debt.
Vice President Joe Biden was speaking about the Iran nuclear deal at a synagogue in Atlanta Thursday night when he was asked whether he would launch a presidential campaign.
Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Donald Trump both channel the economic grievances of a stagnating middle class, and it shows that American politics is in the middle of a populist movement.
The insults continued to fly in the very public fight between Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Donald Trump. Trump mocked Bush, but later Trump stumbled in a foreign policy interview.
President Obama hosts Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the White House on Friday. They'll be talking about the Iran nuclear deal.
Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy.
Donald Trump signed a loyalty pledge Thursday saying he would not run on a third party ticket if he does not win the Republican domination. And Jeb Bush attacked Trump at an event in New Hampshire.
The retired neurosurgeon is rising in Iowa. He's drawn big crowds in the state and he's catching up with Donald Trump in the polls there. Like Trump, he has no background in elected office.
Colorado's experiment with long-lasting birth control proved a big success in reducing unplanned pregnancies and abortions. But political backing has been hard to come by.
Mayoral races often focus on issues such as traffic and development. And Nashville's current contest has camped out on those themes. But in the final days before voting concludes, one candidate is trying to turn attention to the religion of his opponent, characterizing her as "anti-Christian" in an effort to win over African-American voters.
The Navajo and Hopi tribes produce about 300 million pounds of waste a year. And there are few places to dump it, let alone recycle. The tribes do not have landfills — only overflowing waste transfer stations — so there are hundreds of illegal dump sites. One Hopi man is trying to change that.
At tense meetings in Brussels Thursday, the Hungarian prime minister said refugees threaten Europe's Christian identity. He also said the migrants should be Germany's responsibility because most of them want to travel there.
Hungarian police attempted to force migrants into a refugee camp today when their train was stopped before it reached the Austrian border.
Kim Davis was held in contempt and taken into custody Thursday after she defied a Supreme Court order to issue marriage licenses. She says same-sex marriage goes against her religious beliefs.
Reporter Evan Osnos says the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina's state house reinvigorated extremist white-rights groups. Then, he says, "into that moment dropped Donald Trump."
They want Trump to say he will support the eventual Republican nominee, something he wouldn't promise during the first debate.
The billionaire businessman is expected to sign the RNC's loyalty pledge today, promising he won't run as an independent. But there's still no guarantee he'll abide by it.
The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined.
President Obama may have secured enough votes to keep his Iran deal in tact, but potential problems loom for Congress on the debt ceiling, highway funding and a possible government shutdown.
Due to lack of a state budget, teachers are working without pay in the Chester-Upland school system. The district says it can't afford to pay them until it gets the money it is due from the state.