Sep 30, 2014 6:02PM ET
A security contractor with a gun made it onto an elevator with the president in Atlanta, without permission from the Secret Service. He began taking photos and "behaving unprofessionally."
Sep 30, 2014 1:24PM ET
It is apparently impossible to explain in a satisfying way how an armed man could burst through an unlocked front door and run through the first floor of the White House before being stopped.
Sep 29, 2014 5:01PM ET
The Iraq War veteran who ran into the White House earlier this month made it much farther than the Secret Service initially admitted, The Washington Post reports.
Sep 29, 2014 4:38PM ET
The president's acknowledgement that the U.S. "underestimated" the rise of ISIS raised more questions than it answered.
Sep 29, 2014 12:41PM ET
An American doctoring volunteering in Sierra Leone has been brought to the NIH Clinical Center in Maryland after he was exposed to the Ebola virus.
Sep 29, 2014 9:52AM ET
The Democratic president and the Republican speaker offered their perspectives on ISIS, the 2014 election campaign, and their respective economic records.
Sep 26, 2014 12:01PM ET
It is probably too little, too late to make a difference for the citizens of Washington D.C.
Sep 25, 2014 12:40PM ET
The speaker wants lawmakers to debate a broader authorization of President Obama's war against ISIS, but not in a lame-duck session "on their way out the door."
Sep 25, 2014 11:00AM ET
President Obama announced Holder's resignation Thursday afternoon. He'll stay on until his successor is confirmed.
Sep 25, 2014 10:17AM ET
The president said the U.S. had its own "racial and ethnic tensions." Conservatives charged he was suggesting a moral equivalence with ISIS and resuming his "apology tour."
Sep 24, 2014 4:02PM ET
A grand jury decided not to bring charges against the NASCAR champion in the death of Kevin Ward after Ward was found to be under the influence of marijuana at the time.
Sep 24, 2014 3:17PM ET
Former Rep. Jim Traficant is in "very critical condition" after a tractor accident in Ohio. He served seven years in prison on corruption charges and was expelled from the House in 2002.
Sep 24, 2014 9:48AM ET
The Supreme Court justice tells Elle that her critics are "misguided" if they think President Obama could get someone like her confirmed by the Senate if she retired now.
Sep 24, 2014 9:35AM ET
President Obama sought to rally the world behind his military campaign against ISIS during a speech Wednesday to the U.N. General Assembly.
Sep 23, 2014 11:35AM ET
President Obama ordered airstrikes against a group of "seasoned al Qaeda operatives" known as the Khorasan Group that have found a safe haven amid the chaos in Syria.
Sep 23, 2014 10:29AM ET
The announcement is part of the U.S.'s long-delayed commitment to an international treaty banning landmines on humanitarian grounds.
Sep 22, 2014 9:46PM ET
A new front has opened in the U.S. offensive against the Islamic State.
Sep 22, 2014 11:03AM ET
The Kentucky Republican and likely presidential candidate "is in the process" of opening an office in the Bay Area.
Sep 22, 2014 9:48AM ET
The New York Times identified late Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) as the lawmaker who made an inappropriate comment to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.).
Sep 22, 2014 9:32AM ET
The Secret Service is considering boosting security at the presidential mansion after a pair of embarrassing breaches over the weekend.
Sep 20, 2014 11:00AM ET
These votes by five ambitious members of the House and Senate on the president's plan to arm Syrian rebels could have ramifications this November, in 2016 and beyond.
Sep 19, 2014 5:36PM ET
The original firm, BakerHostetler, bowed out due to "political pressure," so the House has hired William Burck to handle its lawsuit against the president over Obamacare.
Sep 19, 2014 12:02PM ET
The vice president went for the gaffe hat trick on Friday by praising former Sen. Bob Packwood (R) at a women's luncheon. Earlier he got into trouble using the words "Shylock" and "the Orient."
Sep 19, 2014 9:07AM ET
Eight government officials and journalists were attacked as they tried to educate local residents about the Ebola outbreak.
Sep 18, 2014 6:31PM ET
The Senate gave Obama the approval he wanted in a vote that divided potential Republican presidential contenders. The House passed the measure on Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2014 1:52PM ET
New details emerged from a police report about the fourth NFL player cited for domestic violence in the last week.
Sep 18, 2014 12:46PM ET
Congress is cutting its session short and returning to the campaign trail after voting on President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels.
Sep 18, 2014 11:36AM ET
"It is Europe's war, and it is America's war, too. It is a war for the free world," the Ukrainian president told a joint meeting of Congress.
Sep 18, 2014 9:44AM ET
An Amnesty International report released Thursday found Nigerian police and military officials routinely use torture to extract confessions and extort money.
Sep 17, 2014 5:02PM ET
The measure vote was broad and bipartisan, but it drew opposition from both Republicans and Democrats. The Senate could act on it as soon as Thursday.