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President Obama hopes two additions to his staff will help turn around his second term. Brianna Keilar reports.
Paul Begala says Obama's handshake with the Cuban leader sends out a ripple of hope from the right side of history.
Secretary of State John Kerry faces a grilling at a congressional hearing on Tuesday over an interim deal to ease sanctions on Iran as a step toward a broader agreement to prevent it from having nuclear weapons.
Newt Gingrich says a few conservatives are wrong on the justice of Mandela's cause and many liberals misstate Reagan's role
President Obama takes a picture with Prime Ministers David Cameron and Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the Mandela memorial.
Govt spies spent time undercover in fantasy games, according to the documents released by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
President Obama and 3 former presidents are all bound for South Afirca for Nelson Mandela's funeral. Jake Tapper reports.
A report from "The Guardian' suggests that the NSA and other agencies have infiltrated online gaming to track terrorists.
Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
In political parlance, 2013 was an off-off year. But there was still plenty of action to keep campaign junkies occupied this year.
What do tea party aligned Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Massachusetts liberal Rep. Jim McGovern have in common?
The deal to end the government shutdown in October included a new deadline -- come up with a plan to fund the government by December 13 -- or risk another partial government shutdown.
Julian Zelizer says both parties have largely been bystanders as their constituents have seen middle class lifestyles fall apart
Congress will be at work this week trying to avoid another government shutdown. Terry Holt and Kiki McLean discuss.
Congress is on pace to have its least productive year in modern history, earning a "do-nothing" label and adding another unwanted statistic to a body already facing chronically low approval ratings.
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will be sentenced Monday for kissing or grabbing three women at campaign events or City Hall, once with enough force to qualify as a felony.
CNN's Brianna Keilar reports on the security challenges of sending four U.S. presidents to Nelson Mandela's funeral.