The economic outlook for Amtrak was troubled even before this week's train derailment in Philadelphia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are deeply divided over funding for the passenger rail service.
Don Plusquellic is credited with transforming Akron's economy from old industrial to new tech — during a recession. So it was a surprise when he announced that he would leave at the end of the month.
President Obama hosted representatives from half-a-dozen Sunni Arab countries at Camp David on Thursday. Their confidence in the U.S. has been shaken by the president's diplomatic outreach to Iran.
The ABC News anchor gave the foundation $75,000 over three years. He says he thought the donations were a matter of public record.
There's an unusual bipartisan consensus in Washington on the need to overhaul the justice system. But there are competing proposals and, as one advocate says, "expectations are very high."
A person flying a small drone-like device too close to the White House was taken into custody. It's another in a line of security instances around the White House.
The retired pediatric neurosurgeon and Tea Party favorite may be having his moment in the crowded Republican 2016 presidential primary.
President Obama meets with officials from six Persian Gulf countries at Camp David to reassure them about the emerging nuclear deal with Iran.
George Stephanopoulos says he donated a total of $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation from 2012 through 2014. None of the donations were disclosed until Thursday, and the ABC anchor has apologized.
At a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday, a senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs accused his agency of waste, fraud and mismanagement in the way it purchases medical care and supplies.
The 65-33 vote comes two days after senators rejected a measure to take up the bill giving President Obama fast-track trade authority.
"It's not about funding. The train was going twice the speed limit," said House Speaker John Boehner. Democrats advocated for an amendment that would fund advanced technology.
After days of shifting positions on whether he would have gone to war in Iraq, even knowing what we know now, Jeb Bush did an about-face, saying definitively that he would not have gone in.
Former Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., announced Thursday he would seek a rematch with Republican Sen. Ron Johnson in one of the top-targeted races of 2016.
Republicans are critical of President Obama's foreign policy with the rise of the Islamic State militant group and the Iran negotiations. But the GOP faces its own challenges related to world affairs.
To study the draft Trans-Pacific Partnership text, senators have to go to the basement of the Capitol and enter a secured, sound-proof room and surrender their cell phones.
Foreign policy has become a big issue in the 2016 presidential race. On Wednesday, Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio laid out his vision. Critics say Rubio's plan isn't very detailed.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest has called a delay in passing trade legislation a "snafu." But he said he didn't know how to translate the word for countries impacted by the deal. We do.
Republicans and Democrats are expected to come together in the House Wednesday to pass legislation prohibiting the National Security Agency from its ongoing massive collection of phone records.
The USA Freedom Act would extend many parts of the surveillance legislation while also barring the NSA's massive collection of Americans' phone data. The measure's fate in the Senate is uncertain.