The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee wants answers from the Pentagon about its recruitment efforts at Harvard University while Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan was dean of the law school.
The nation's top uniformed officer says the next 12 to 18 months will be critical to reversing momentum gained by insurgents in Afghanistan and begin to turn the security situation around for the better.
Don't expect President Barack Obama's second inauguration to match the record turnout from 2009. But District of Columbia officials still are planning for a massive crowd for a second chance to see a president's swearing in.
The nation's complexion is rapidly changing. A more racially and ethnically diverse population is rising so that, perhaps within three decades, whites will no longer be the majority. That means shifts in political power, the risk of intensified...
Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.