Welcoming Japan's Prime Minister to Washington, President Obama took Shinzo Abe to the Lincoln Memorial Monday. Obama played tour guide, leading Abe into the memorial where they examined the Gettysburg Address sketched into the marble walls.
Ukraine's president says his country will be able meet conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years. Speaking at an EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev, Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine deserves to be an integral part of the EU and that membership is a key goal for his government.
Many of the rioters who set Baltimore on fire on Monday evening were teenagers , and city officials called on parents get their kids out of the streets and stem the wave of chaos.
Speaker John A. Boehner expressed his condolences to the families of two al-Qaida hostages killed in a January strike at his weekly news conference Thursday, saying the House would wait for the White House review of the incident before taking additional oversight measures.
Chelsea Clinton responded to accusations that the Clinton Foundation took money from governments that don't support some of the organization's key initiatives. Clinton said the foundation will be "even more transparent" in the future.
Gen. David Petraeus makes statement after guilty plea.
US immigration key to population and economic growth.
Obama Makes Fun of Hillary Clinton at the White House Correspondents Dinner
Republican luminaries and presidential hopefuls reiterated their support for Israel and skepticism about President Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran as an influential group of Republican Jews gathered Saturday in Las Vegas.
First-ever Marijuana Investor Summit was held in Denver, Colorado.
In an impromptu hallway conversation with CQ Roll Call on Tuesday, Rep. Tony Crdenas did not confirm nor deny reports that his district director was subpoenaed by a federal grand jury about using staffers to conduct campaign work. I dont know more than what you guys have been trying to say in the press, Crdenas said during the two-minute conversation.
The head of the Drug Enforcement Agency, Michele Leonhart, reportedly ready to step down in the wake of shocking revelations that American drug agents took part in sex parties with prostitutes.
A University of Virginia dean denounced publicly Rolling Stone gang-rape story for the first time.
Mexico's Congress has approved an anti-corruption law that could help relieve pressure on President Enrique Pena Nieto's scandal-plagued government. The law, passed late on Tuesday night, strengthens oversight of public officials and designates a special prosecutor to tackle corruption.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned Wednesday that France was facing an unprecedented terrorist threat, after police foiled an alleged church attack just over three months after Paris was hit by a jihadist killing spree.
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign swept through Capitol Hill on Tuesday afternoon to make sure Senate Democrats are well acquainted with the Democratic front-runners burgeoning operation. On Tuesday afternoon Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and political director Amanda Renteria attended the weekly Senate Democratic lunch.
When the Founders wrote the Bill of Rights in 1789, they wanted to secure a right that they believed was ancient...the right to defend oneself. But in recent news, that right has become more and more controversial (even the ATF wanting to ban some types of ammunition).
The French government said on Wednesday Pope Francis has held a private meeting with France's nominee as ambassador to the Holy See. It's the latest twist in a months-long stand-off over the Vatican's failure to confirm his posting. Paris nominated the government's head of protocol, Laurent Stefanini, for the post on January 5 but has still not heard back from the Vatican - a delay that French and Italian media have said is due to his homosexuality.
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