The Senate Judiciary Committee continues hearing testimony from attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch.
Malaysia's government formally declared sMalaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident, paving the way for compensation claims but angering victims' families still waiting for evidence of the plane's fate.
The first public discussion about a proposed civilian police oversight board in St. Louis, Mo., was cut short after a commotion broke out when several officers began to testify against the bill.
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Loretta Lynch during her confirmation hearing for the role of U.S. attorney general on Jan. 28, 2015.
A bipartisan group of eight senators will introduce legislation to end restrictions on travel to Cuba, the first effort in Congress toward ending the U.S. embargo since President Obama moved to normalize relations last month.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said during the daily briefing that President Obama's budget proposal would put forward spending levels that exceed those cuts prescribed in sequestration legislation.
President Obama's remarks encouraging India to support women seeking an education and to embrace other's religious differences did not make it into the video the India Ministry of External Affairs released on his recent trip.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) addresses an anti-war protester at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Jan. 29.
Jordan is demanding proof from the Islamic State that a pilot it is holding is still alive. The militants' sunset deadline passed without word on the fate of the pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, or his fellow hostage, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
Tommy Thompson, a treasure hunter accused of cheating his investors out of their share of one of the richest hauls in U.S. history, was caught in West Boca Raton, Fla., after two years on the run.
White House spokesman Eric Schultz says first lady Michelle Obama's fashion during a visit to Saudi Arabia was consistent with other first ladies, after she opted not to wear a head scarf.
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