Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn’t providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, curren…
President Barack Obama is thanking Saudi Arabia for its role in the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group.
Federally subsidized child care providers will have to conduct criminal background checks on their workers and undergo a yearly inspection under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.
The mother of a Marine Corps veteran who killed himself in 2011 is urging Congress to bolster mental health service for veterans to slow a suicide epidemic that takes the lives of an estimated 22 veterans every day.
A Democratic official says President Barack Obama will visit Las Vegas on Friday.
Like other HealthCare.gov customers, immigrants are relieved that the government’s health insurance website is working fairly well this year. They’re baffled, though, by what looks like an obvious lapse: There is no clear way to upload a copy of their …
Voting was largely along party lines, with most Democrats supporting the bill and most Republicans voting against it.
Democrats on Tuesday re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a dozen seats in the chamber.
Just back from a whirlwind 10-day trip to Asia, the Middle East and Europe, Secretary of State John Kerry is heading across the Atlantic again for nuclear talks with Iran as a November 24 deadline for a deal looms.
The state that served as a template for President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act had so much trouble coordinating with the federal government that it became a model of another sort: ineptitude.