The Senate Finance Committee opened a probe Tuesday into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal widened.
Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.
Sunday marked the premiere of "Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson" across Sinclair Broadcast Group stations.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the U.S. should bar refugees from war-torn Syria because they are "infiltrated" with Muslim extremists who seek to harm America.
Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal government open — but with no assurance there won't be yet another shutdown showdown in December.
The plans would blow open deficits over the next decade that economists estimate ranging from $3.6 trillion to $12 trillion.
Democrats criticized House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Wednesday after he suggested that the House's Benghazi investigation committee can take credit for Hillary Rodham Clinton's diminished public standing.
Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to pry into Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email account while she was secretary of state, emails released Wednesday show. It is unclear if she clicked on any attachment and exposed her account.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin's first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.
After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on "hedge fund guys" and high-income earners, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unveiled a tax plan Monday that would cut rates across the board and reduce the amount paid by wealthiest Americans and corporations into the U.S. Treasury.
Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina got a scare Sunday when a stage curtain fell as the Republican candidate was addressing a conference of women entrepreneurs in San Antonio.
Rep. John Mica said Friday that Boehner "just does not want to become the issue. Some people have tried to make him the issue both in Congress and outside."
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio jabbed billionaire businessman Donald Trump as "touchy and insecure" on Thursday, joining the chorus of Trump critics who have intensified pressure on the GOP front-runner in recent weeks.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump lashed out at rivals and complained about mistreatment by the media on Wednesday, apparently stung by a rash of criticism about his comments on immigration and women.
Published reports this week cited anonymous government officials as saying the FBI has succeeded in recovering deleted emails from Clinton's server.
The retired neurosurgeon, speaking at a Christian college in his native Michigan, said he wants to preserve the U.S. as "Judeo-Christian."
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China and the United States could work together to address cyber crimes, a problem that has sparked mutual tension.