Labor unions argue a deal would erode jobs and benefit corporations. Experts say those concerns are legitimate, but companies that are more engaged in global trade also pay higher wages.
Key U.S. senators are pushing for a law that would outlaw torture. It would do so by making all U.S. security agencies abide by interrogation methods laid out in the U.S. Army manual.
Bush kicked off his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination with a rally at a Miami Dade College campus. He promised to reach out to voters that the GOP has failed to attract in the past.
"The Donald" has high national name recognition and has made forays into politics before. He was once one of several contenders for the nomination of the Reform Party and won a primary.
The Democratic presidential candidate called the current stalemate in Congress a "process issue" and also addressed the question of her family's finances.
"I mean, I had to fight my way to get into the room," presidential candidate Sanders said of a recent event in Minnesota that drew an estimated 5,000 people. "Standing room only."
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Northwest News Network reporter Jessica Robinson about how Dolezal resigned Monday as president of the Spokane NAACP after apparently misrepresenting her race.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally announced on Monday his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at a rally in Miami.
NPR's Melissa Block interviews David Crane, the former prosecutor of the special court for Sierra Leone, about how President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the ICC for war crimes in Darfur.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to Northwest News Network reporter Jessica Robinson about how Dolezal resigned Monday after being accused of misrepresenting her racial background.
U.S. officials believe they now understand the scope of the Office of Personnel Management hack revealed earlier this month. Officials say the OPM hack likely affected 14 million people.
For Republicans especially, the pressure is on to make the most of their nascent campaigns to make it into the first presidential debate on Aug. 6.
The former Florida governor becomes the 11th major Republican candidate for the party's presidential nomination.
The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.
In his new book, New York Times journalist Tim Weiner paints a portrait of a president overwhelmed by wars at home and abroad, whose self-destructive behavior resulted in "political suicide."
President Obama wants Congress to give him fast-track trade authority for a deal he's negotiating with Pacific nations. Many Republicans are on his side but most Democrats are against it.
A Supreme Court ruling against the government would cut off health insurance subsidies to more than 6 million Americans, and threaten the basic mechanisms of the Affordable Care Act.
Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.
It's crunch time for the U.S. Supreme Court as consequential decisions will be coming soon. The biggest issues left: same-sex marriages, subsidies under Obamacare and lethal-injection drugs.
At her first major campaign rally Saturday, Hillary Clinton struck a populist tone, pushing for a more inclusive economy and policies such as paid family leave and equal pay for women.