State Department releases some of Clinton emails
The State Department released the first batch of emails from the private account Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state.
House bill cuts more funding from earth sciences
Scientists worry the party-line legislation would critically endanger earth science and climate research.
Does Rand Paul's filibustering actually work?
Rand Paul is filibustering a vote to renew parts of Patriot Act, but it's not the first time he's used the filibuster as a way to generate publicity.
The perks of being a former president
On top of the lucrative book deals and high-paying speaking gigs, ex-presidents can rake in millions in lifetime federal benefits.
Will slow reveal of Clinton emails help or hurt?
Analysts are split on whether it would be better for Clinton to have all of her State Department emails come out at once or a few at a time.