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Stemming from its ties to Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, gigantic bank JPMorgan Chase is close to a settlement with federal authorities concerning the matter.
Dec 11, 2013 5:51PM ET
In June 2011, shortly after bin Laden was killed, then-CIA chief Leon Panetta gave a speech to the SEALs that took part in the raid — dropping some serious Microsoft Visio Sales Conference motivation on them.
Dec 11, 2013 5:37PM ET
Ayo Kimathi, a.k.a. “the Irritated Genie," a.k.a. the black supremacist employee of the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is "no longer an ICE employee."
Dec 11, 2013 4:06PM ET
Republican Study Committee Chairman Steve Scalise has fired the group's longtime executive director, Paul Teller, multiple sources told National Journal.
Dec 11, 2013 2:42PM ET
Before she died in October, 10-year-old Gabriella Miller recorded a video criticizing Harry Reid for his willfully-misinterpreted comments about NIH funding during the shutdown. The video is now featured on Eric Cantor's website.
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Dec 11, 2013 1:23PM ET
If you haven't yet completed your Christmas/Solstice shopping, you're probably considering getting a loved one the opportunity to spend a week on an unescapable cruise ship being talked at by professional talker-atters about politics.
Dec 11, 2013 12:55PM ET
On Tuesday, America had a collective red-faced meltdown after President Obama was spotted on camera shaking hands with Cuban leader Raul Castro. But the baby steps towards turning America into a communist paradise had already begun.
Dec 11, 2013 12:15PM ET
Ryan Loskarn, chief of staff to Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, is being investigated by law enforcment regarding allegations involving child pornography.
Dec 11, 2013 12:00PM ET
Let's be real: no one, let alone President Obama or the international woman of mystery that is Danish prime minister "Gucci" Helle Thorning-Schmidt, is begging for selfie with David Cameron.
Dec 11, 2013 11:13AM ET
Since January 1, states have passed over 100 new laws dealing with gun ownership — about two-thirds of which loosen restrictions, thanks largely to new laws in Republican states.
Dec 11, 2013 9:53AM ET
Heather Barr on Afghanistan's women, Sean Sullivan on Obamacare's cost for Obama, Maria Konnikova says snoozers are losers, Alec MacGillis thinks Obama should talk about inequality, and Kevin Roose on the Volcker Rule.
Dec 11, 2013 9:53AM ET
Marvel of marvels, Congressional leaders reached agreement on a compromise budget package ahead of schedule. Here's your 30-second, sound-smart-at-the-holiday-party guide to what's in it.
Dec 11, 2013 9:37AM ET
While America wondered just how mad Michelle was with Barack after selfiegate (not mad at all, apparently), the Danish papers had their own field day with Helle Thorning-Schmidt. But first, they wondered why it took the world long to recognize her.
Dec 11, 2013 9:14AM ET
The photographer who snapped the President Obama's selfie has penned a blog post explaining that President Obama and his prime minister pals weren't committing a grave offense when the three of them decided to act like 16-year-olds and mug for a selfie.
Dec 11, 2013 8:12AM ET
President Obama, former President George W. Bush, and Hillary Clinton all shared a 16-hour flight on Air Force One to South Africa on Monday and at one wonderful point, the former president went full dad and showed off his now-famous paintings to some very important people.
Dec 10, 2013 6:09PM ET
Three polls released on Tuesday show President Obama doing better / doing worse / doing much worse than he was in previous surveys, which should lead to some relief / alarm / panic in the White House.
Dec 10, 2013 5:27PM ET
Ronald Reagan-lovers and conservatives are upset, and maybe a little heart broken, after an effort to name an obscure Nevada mountain after the 40th president was derailed.
Dec 10, 2013 4:41PM ET
Congratulations to conservative commentator Michelle Malkin, who sold her look-what-liberals-said-on-Twitter site Twitchy.com to the same company that she sold HotAir.com to in 2010.
Dec 10, 2013 3:34PM ET
There is now a preponderance of evidence to suggest that maybe — just maybe, with an infinitesimally small chance of happening — that President Obama will suddenly release secret files proving that aliens exist.
Dec 10, 2013 3:03PM ET
Federal government offices in Washington shut down Tuesday because of a snowstorm that basically didn't happen. America, you should be embarrassed.
Dec 10, 2013 1:51PM ET
The internet, having nothing else to do, is very excited about President Obama having taken a selfie at the Nelson Mandela memorial service today. But he did not take a selfie.
Dec 10, 2013 1:35PM ET
Congress made a mad dash for Obamacare on Monday to meet their deadline for signing up for health insurance, and took to Twitter to vent about it.
Dec 10, 2013 12:55PM ET
Uruguay’s senate is set to pass an historic bill (link in Spanish) today that will make the country the world’s first to legalize marijuana.
Dec 10, 2013 12:17PM ET
Rep. Steve Stockman declared his intention on Monday to challenge Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn in next year's Texas primary, offering a choice between a conservative Republican who says extreme things and Steve Stockman.
Dec 10, 2013 11:22AM ET
Not content with embarrassing America by shaking hands with Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's funeral memorial, President Obama also took time to take a dorky (tacky?) selfie with his prime minister pals David Cameron and Helle Thorning-Schmidt.