Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is expected to announce he's running for president in 2016.
While speaking to a group of Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative fellows at the White House, President Obama said Myanmar needs to take seriously the issue of how it treats the Rohingya people if it wants to be successful in its transition to a democracy.
President Obama praised the Netherlands as one of America's "oldest and most precious allies" as he welcomed the Dutch king and queen to the White House Monday. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
A C-17 transport plane brought Secretary of State John F. Kerry to Boston from Geneva for medical treatment for a broken leg he sustained while cycling a portion of the Tour de France route.
Roving wiretaps, the NSA phone records collection and the "lone wolf" provision are some of the most controversial parts of the Patriot Act. PostTV breaks down what you need to know about these sections.
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“Beau left us far too soon,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said on the Senate floor Sunday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also expressed sympathy for the Biden family.
On the night the Patriot Act expired, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) equated the collecting of Americans' phone records to "what we fought the revolution over."
Vice President Joe Biden announced Saturday that his son has died of brain cancer just one year after he announced he would run for Governor of Delaware.
The vice president delivered a personal and heartfelt speech in 2012 to military families dealing with loss.
An Oklahoma state trooper fatally shot a man who police say was involved in a fight with two troopers trying to rescue him and another man from rising floodwaters.
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South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.
In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.
The Post's Anne Midgette shares five tips for how to get the most out of your visit to a museum.
A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.
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Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) held a news conference on the Affordable Care Act and impending government shutdown Monday.
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President Obama argues at the U.N. General Assembly that U.S.isolationism could leave a leadership vaccuum in the world.