The Geneva meeting on the situation in Ukraine agreed on initial concrete steps to de-escalate tensions and restore security for all citizens.
Outside money is pouring into San Joaquin Valley congressional races, a potentially mixed blessing for candidates and a sure sign of more to come.
The National Mall is the most visited of all of the nation's parks but a lack of sufficient upkeep has left America's front lawn looking like a dust bowl. The Trust for the National Mall is working in partnership with the National Park Service to put engineered soil and grass on the mall to make it more sustainable and resist wear and tear for years to come.
A congressional delegation plans a 10 day trip to Asia and the Pacific region, starting Friday, for talks with key leaders in Japan, South Korea, and China.
The military judge in the USS Cole bombing case has ordered the U.S. government to give defense lawyers details names, dates and places of the CIAs secret overseas detention and interrogation of the man accused of planning the bombing, two people who have read the still-secret order said Thursday.
Hillary Clinton's way ahead in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination and the Republican field is scrambled with no clear front-runner, according to a new Fox News poll.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will travel to the Community College of Allegheny County in Oakdale, Pa., on Wednesday to talk about new efforts to link up job training with what employers need.
The family of slain North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes is bracing themselves for a second grueling trial more than a year after a Baltimore judge tossed out a murder conviction of the man known to have last seen her.
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll found about one-third of those responding said they prefer the Democrats' approach to health care. Republicans polled 18 percent.
Backed with millions of dollars and potentially millions of supporters, a new group aiming to curb gun violence will launch Wednesday.
The Treasury Department on Tuesday stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator but raised concern anew about the need for the Asian powerhouse to let markets play a greater role in determining the value of its currency.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is the top choice at the moment for potential Iowa Republican caucus voters, according to a new Loras College poll.
A House Republican delegation visited Afghanistan, Speaker John Boehner's office said Monday, to assess the country's security situation.