President Barack Obama is kicking off a weeklong, six-state campaign spree with a visit to Wisconsin.
Long before modern athletes recharged with post-workout drinks, ancient gladiators may have guzzled an ash-filled beverage laden with electrolytes a Roman-era equivalent of a sports drink.
When the news flashed last week that a man had shot and killed a Canadian soldier in front of the National War Memorial in Canada, what most people were wondering -- but not saying out loud -- was, "Is it another radical Muslim?"
It has been 35 years since a group of Iranian students stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took a group of Americans hostage. You have seen this story play out in movies like "Argo" and shows like "Homeland," but here are six things about the Iran hostage crisis that you may not have known.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy tied his party's 2016 White House prospects to the election just one week away -- and how Republicans govern over the next two years.
Students at the University of California, Berkeley are petitioning to have Bill Maher removed as their 2014 fall commencement speaker.
Amazon Inc. says it plans to open its first facility in Illinois next year in a move that would create 1,000 jobs.
Two governors' break from President Barack Obama's administration on Ebola might suggest coordination is lacking, but don't blame newly tapped Ebola czar Ron Klain, the White House says.
Graphic images and witness accounts suggest ISIS may have chemical weapons - but where from, and will it alter the West's strategy in Iraq and Syria?
House Speaker John Boehner is trashing President Obama's foreign policy on the campaign trail by talking up someone Republicans have spent years running from: George W. Bush.
A staggering number of Americans residing abroad are tempted to give up their U.S. passports in the wake of tougher asset-disclosure rules.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to stamp out criticism Tuesday of his policy to quarantine health care workers returning from Ebola hot zones, describing his rule as "common sense" and vowing that he won't move "an inch" on the standards his state has set forth.
Gov. Chris Christie's office said Monday that the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital is being allowed to transfer to Maine, the latest development in a medical and political saga regarding possible cases of Ebola in the U.S., and how politicians in charge are responding.
Another body was reportedly discovered inside the sunken Sewol ferry Tuesday — six months after it capsized off South Korea.