Merrill Newman -- the 85-year-old American detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall -- returned Saturday to the United States, arriving at San Francisco International Airport.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says his Afghan counterpart assured him that an important security pact will be reached with Kabul in a "timely manner," despite a failure so far to forge a deal.
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Congress itself is now having so much trouble signing up for the Affordable Care Act exchanges that late Friday the top administrator in the House of Representatives laid out a backup plan in case…
Former President George W. Bush will join President Barack Obama on a trip to South Africa to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Former President Bill Clinton will also fly to the country, but…
The White House clarified Thursday that President Barack Obama did live with his Kenyan uncle in Cambridge, Massachusetts for a "brief period of time" before attending Harvard Law School in the…
President Barack Obama and his family lit the National Christmas Tree on Friday, continuing a 91-year tradition in Washington. In his remarks at the ceremony, the President also paid tribute to…
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Former President Bill Clinton said Friday he and revered statesman Nelson Mandela had a "genuine friendship."
House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers
While President Barack Obama has relaunched a massive public relations effort for the Affordable Care Act, Republican opponents to the law have also implemented a relaunch of sorts.
In political parlance, 2013 was an off-off year.
With the presidential campaign in the rearview and no midterm elections on the table, this year's political focus was mostly on the tedium of…
A liberal group is jumping on former Sen. Scott Brown, who's flirting with a Senate bid in New Hampshire, for making a slight political fumble Thursday night when he mixed up the New England state…
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