Nelson Shanks says his presidential painting features a reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous outfit.
Maryland Democrat Barbara Mikulski has worked to unite female senators since 1987.
With the department poised to shut down at midnight Friday, Congress passes a one-week extension of funding.
Does the political class overrate the necessity of diplomacy experience in presidential candidates?
A low-speed camelid chase proves to be a better and more wholesome Internet distraction than a high-speed car chase.
The smashing of priceless sculptures is part of a tradition of iconoclasm that goes back to Abraham.
A Zimbabwean game farmer intends to prepare an unorthodox meal for 91-year-old president Robert Mugabe.
Democrats are lining up top recruits for the 2016 Senate race—and they're almost all approaching retirement age.
Houston announced Monday that testing 6,700 old kits produced hundreds of matches, but there are hundreds of thousands of kits still waiting around the nation.
Turkish troops swept into Syria this weekend to recover remains from the first Ottoman sultan's ancestor, who can't rest in peace 800 years after his death.
President Obama vetoed a bill to build the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday—kicking off what's expected to be a string of vetoes.
The Chicago mayor hopes voters will allow him to avoid an April runoff despite school closures and outbreaks of violent crime.
A New York Times reporter's accusation that the Obama administration engages in censorship raises questions about when journalism slides into advocacy.
An Austin couple tied the knot Thursday after getting an emergency license—but the state supreme court quickly blocked any more nuptials.
Rudy Giuliani is only the latest conservative to claim that the president isn't fond of his country, despite all evidence to the contrary.
The Republican presidential hopeful set himself apart from Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Rand Paul, but his differences with his brother are harder to see.
The impressive figure is all the more stunning since Benjamin Netanyahu has a live-in chef. But isn't this—no pun intended—sort of small potatoes?
The dual citizen says he's renouncing his birthright after getting a fat tax bill from Uncle Sam.
A derailed crude-oil shipment in West Virginia is the latest terrifying accident—despite new federal regulations and reputedly safer tanker cars.
Kate Brown, Oregon's new executive, takes over after John Kitzhaber was forced to resign.