Advocacy groups from the National Rifle Association to Americans for the Arts have long used annual legislative scorecards to rate members of Congress, so why not score them on how they vote on food policy?
Razan Zeitouneh, a human rights activist who’s the leader of the civic opposition throughout the two-and-a-half-year-old Syrian uprising, was abducted along with her husband and two other activists from the war crimes documentation center where she worked, the center confirmed Tuesday.
Two top United Nations officials said Tuesday they were concerned about the welfare of a Guantánamo captive the U.S. repatriated to Algeria last week after a decade in the detention center in southeast Cuba.
The Senate on a mostly party line vote confirms attorney Patricia Millett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, filed a challenge to Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, just minutes before Monday's deadline for Texas' 2014 federal elections.
The White House enlisted two top North Carolina Democrats on Monday to urge Gov. Pat McCrory and the legislature to reconsider their opposition to Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.
An appeals court has given a veteran's widow a break in her effort to secure benefits.
Syrian government troops supported by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah took control of a strategic crossroads Monday in far western Syria and reopened the country’s main highway to the coast, according to state-run Syrian media and rebel activists.
The Senate was supposed to vote late Monday on the nomination of Patricia Ann Millett as an appellate judge, but the vote was postponed until Tuesday due to weather.
The Illinois senator had surgery Monday.
The Newseum and the Justice Department resolve a complaint over disabled access.
Throngs of riot police manned nine-foot metal barricades surrounding the Senate on Friday as legislators inside prepared to tackle the most contentious political issue in decades: the opening of the energy sector to foreign investment.
Journalist Wayne M. Anderson lost his lawsuit filed after being expelled from his embedded assignment in Afghanistan.
The killer, known only as Detlef G, a 55-year-old chief inspector with the Saxon Germany state police, reportedly has told investigators that he met his victim through a cannibalism website that hooks up those who want to dine on human flesh with those hoping to be eaten.
Respect means everything to one of the men accused of helping kill a federal correctional officer at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater, in Californias San Joaquin Valley.
The U.N. General Assembly voted for Jordan to head the Security Council after Saudi Arabia declined the post.
Brown is the former Massachusetts senator who's being mentioned as a possible U.S. Senate candidate in New Hampshire next year. The Republican was interviewed in Londonderry, N.H., Thursday, and momentarily seemed to forget where he was.