A militant Sunni group continues its offensive in Iraq, taking the northern town of Tal Afar in the early morning hours.
Members of Congress say they are confident of sending a unified version of a bill to overhaul veterans' health care to the president by the end of the month.
The violence in Iraq has intensified today, with al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants moving into areas close to Baghdad after capturing the cities of Mosul and Tikrit.
Just hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.
A shooter entered an Oregon high school with a rifle yesterday and killed one student and injured a teacher, authorities said.
New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy headlined a White House discussion on working fathers today, nine weeks after an uproar over his decision to miss the first two games of the season for the birth of his first child.
Terry VanLeuven owns the original black and white photo found in the attic of the Alaska Governor's Mansion
New federal regulations will be announced Monday that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
American leadership in the 21st century will be defined in part by the nation's military strength, "but only in part," President Obama said in a wide-ranging interview with NPR about his foreign policy priorities.
The inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs has affirmed that some 1,700 patients at the Phoenix VA hospital were put on unofficial wait lists and subjected to treatment delays of up to 115 days.