Pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson is joining the 2016 presidential race, but his lack of political experience could work against him.
House Republicans propose refocusing NASA on space exploration, at the expense of its earth sciences budget.
Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist, embraces the label. A significant portion of the American public does, too.
A bipartisan bill that would prohibit the NSA's bulk collection of phone records passed the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
Former Indiana Speaker of the House John Gregg will make a second run for governor in 2016.
By entering the 2016 race as a Democrat, not an Independent, Bernie Sanders will be able to share the debate stage with frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
The Republican 2016 lineup so far consists of relative newcomers. But how much does their prior political experience, or lack thereof, even matter?
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling, expected sometime in June, will decide whether states are constitutionally required to license same-sex marriages.
When Shinzo Abe addresses Congress, many critics in the U.S., South Korea and China will be watching for one thing: an apology 70 years in the making
The recent death of two Western hostages has renewed calls for the drone program to be put under the Pentagon's exclusive jurisdiction.
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is sparking renewed controversy among some of the earliest supporters of the law.
Cecily Strong was an equal opportunity roaster at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, after saying she didn't want to be "mean."
Even if you are totally grossed out by politics (especially if), take 15 minutes and watch the British comedian/celebrity/agitator Russell…
We don’t know why us, but we were allowed to step foot into the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, and our guide said we were the first…
Here's something to ponder: Did the invention of planting actually improve life? What about bridges, gunpowder or antibiotics?