Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-VT) introduced a new surveillance bill on Tuesday that would ban bulk government collection and storage of telephone metadata under Section 215 of the law known as the Patriot Act. If passed, he said the bill “would represent the most significant reform of government surveillance authorities since Congress passed the USA Patriot Act 13 years ago.”

New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy
  • Wed, July 30, 2014

President Barack Obama announces new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America.

Watters' World: How Do Americans Grade Obama, Boehner?
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

Jesse Watters took to the streets of Newport, RI to see how people rank President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner on a scale of one to 10.

CNN Reporter: VA Reform Bill 'Misleading'
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

"Money has not been a problem at the VA. In fact, the Department of Veterans' Affairs has gotten just about every dime it has asked for over the last several years. This was, and remains, a management problem and how the money has been mismanaged."

July 29: AP's Top Stories
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

Two Israeli tank shells hit fuel tank of Gaza's only power plant; Wildfire near Yosemite five percent contained; Judge rules against Donald Sterling.

How Ebola Could Spread Beyond West Africa
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

Liberian officials close their borders as the worst ebola outbreak in history spreads through West African countries.

Israel Strikes Gaza Power Plant
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

Israeli forces have engaged in their heaviest bombardment of the three-week offensive in Gaza.

NewsBusted: Obama Motorcade, Snoop Dogg, and Michael Moore
  • Tue, July 29, 2014

"Michael Moore has been found to own nine homes and we at NewsBusted now expect him to make a documentary exposing his gritty capitalist tendencies. Right, Michael?"

$15B Deal on Vets' Health Care Reached
  • Mon, July 28, 2014

A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records.

WSJ: Latest Headlines from Shootdown of MH17
  • Mon, July 28, 2014

According to air-safety experts, the black box recorders of Flight 17 are older models that are likely to provide only limited information about the sequence of events following crash.

U.S.-Israeli Relationship Feels Strain Amid Gaza Conflict
  • Mon, July 28, 2014

WSJ's Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib discusses the tense phone call between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu yesterday.

Israeli Criticism of Secretary of State Kerry
  • Mon, July 28, 2014

Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire
  • Mon, July 28, 2014

The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning.

Hot Air's Noah Rothman Talks Media Coverage of Israel-Hamas Conflict
  • Mon, July 28, 2014

Hot Air's Noah Rothman discusses the mainstream media's skewed coverage of the Israel-Hamas conflict and the criticism that has resulted.