More journalists have been killed covering terrorism than in all our previous wars. One recent atrocity occurred last weekend when a video showed the beheading of Japanese hostage and freelance journalist Kenji Goto.
As they begin to shape their prospective bids for president, a group of ambitious Republican governors is eager to seize on voters' contempt for that most dirty of political words: "Washington."
The list of journalists killed by ISIS continues to grow. That’s a reality that may make future journalists think twice about getting into the field.
On March 3, 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in Washington to address a joint session of Congress. But, he will not meet with President Obama during his visit.
For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks. Long-held positions can look different under the glare of the national spotlight.
Colorado Republican leaders Monday began a legislative push to walk back or repeal recently passed gun control measures, plunging the state back into one of the most intense political topics in recent history.
After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016.
Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
The former Florida governor said Friday that political leaders need to overhaul the country's immigration and education systems, increase job training programs and ease energy regulations to spur economic growth.
President Barack Obama's proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings accounts is running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children's education.
Wrapping up a two-day sales trip to conservative states to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama pitched expanded child care Thursday to help families make ends meet, while calling for less of the political division that has rendered Washington virtually dysfunctional.
Mitt Romney launched his last campaign for president at a New Hampshire farm, relied upon a New Hampshire victory to fuel his strategy to win the nomination and even posed the photos of his last family Christmas card on the shores of a New Hampshire lake where he still owns a home.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address drew unsparing morning-after reviews Wednesday from majority Republicans in Congress.
The mother of Brittany Maynard, a woman with brain cancer who moved to Oregon to legally end her life, appeared Wednesday in the state capitol to argue that no other Californians should have to uproot their lives for a peaceful death.
President Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to "turn the page" on years of economic troubles, terrorism and lengthy wars, arguing that his presidency had ushered in an era of smarter American leadership and a growing U.S. economy.