A prominent Republican in Missouri who was seeking the nomination for governor and formerly served as ambassador to Afghanistan has died from a self-inflicted gunshot.
A senior State Department official has been arrested in D.C., charged with trying to solicit sex from a minor.
Kate Brown will be Oregon’s next governor and the first bisexual governor in the U.S. after the resignation of John Kitzhaber. Dan Little is her husband.
The U.S. embassy and diplomatic mission in Yemen is closed. The ambassador, Matthew Tueller, will leave the country on February 12.
Larry Reid, the 73-year-old younger brother of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, has been arrested on DUI, weapon and assault on a police officer charges in Nevada.
Senator John McCain is no lover of freedom of expression.
There’s a weekend in February when you’re going to have cancel all of your plans.
Evgeny Buryakov is the alleged Russian spy who was arrested in The Bronx, accused of trying to recruit New Yorkers as potential spies.
Saudi Arabian King Abdullah died on Thursday, and his successor is his half-brother and the country’s Crown Prince and Defense Minister, Prince Salman.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died early Friday and his brother Salman has become king.
Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the New York Assembly, has been arrested on corruption charges that accuses him of receiving over $6 million of undisclosed monies.
Sheldon Silver, the influential speaker of the New York State Assembly, was arrested on Thursday over corruption claims relating to real estate taxes.
President Obama used his State of the Union address to promote plans for free community college and a higher minimum wage.
President Barack Obama will deliver another State of the Union address on Tuesday. The practice has a lot of history and has gone through many iterations.
A friend of Mark Wahlberg’s who had a kid with the Boston mayor’s girlfriend has been shot dead by cops in Massachusetts.