With the results of Afghanistan's presidential elections still under dispute, Secretary of State John Kerry met with both candidates on Friday to discuss the crisis.
Despite Florida voters' recent approval of "fair districts" amendments to the state constitution, a judge on Thursday ruled that a portion of the state's voter maps still aren't, well, fair.
The president's shaky approval ratings have been a thing this midterm season. Providing a bit more insight into where those numbers come from, Gallup published a Friday poll looking at President Obama's approval ratings by religion.
In a victory — albeit a confusing one — for same-sex marriage advocates in Colorado, a judge determined that a county clerk in the state could continue to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, even though the state's ban on same-sex marriage is still in effect.
With Argentina and Germany advancing to the World Cup finals, one question has been on everyone's mind: will the two living popes, Francis and ex-Pope Benedict XVI, watch the match between their two hometown teams together on Sunday?
Evidence suggests that the Benghazi attacks were the work of two separate militant groups, commanders involved in the U.S. response to the attacks told the House Armed Services Committee in testimony released on Wednesday
Germany asked a U.S. intelligence official based at the American embassy to leave the country over allegations of Americans spying on Germany, officials announced on Wednesday.
Texas Governor Rick Perry got his turn to speak about his meeting with President Obama on Wednesday night, hours after the president characterized the pair's roundtable immigration discussion as "constructive."
In what was apparently a domestic dispute that became a massacre, a Houston-area father is now in custody after allegedly killing six people, including four children, on Wednesday night.
The House of Representatives will reconvene at noon after an asbestos scare closed the House wing of the U.S. Capitol.
In a statement on Wednesday, Obama described the meeting as "constructive," but well, this photo also exists.
In a statement in Dallas following a roundtable discussion on the immigration crisis on the Southwest border, the President called on Congress to authorize some $3.8 billion in funds to address the situation there in the short term.
Although it's hardly a surprise to many court watchers, it looks like a legal challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage law will go to the Supreme Court for consideration, after the state announced its intention to appeal to the high court.
Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday after being found guilty on 20 counts of corruption and bribery charges earlier this year.
The Intercept's Glenn Greenwald has been teasing a story connecting NSA surveillance to specific Americans, and now that story is out in the world.
Those poor unfortunate souls.
On Tuesday, the CDC announced that it found vials of a smallpox-causing virus in a lab's storage room.
A federal judge has dismissed Insane Clown Posse's lawsuit against the FBI and the Justice Department, allowing the agencies to continue classifying the group's fans, called Juggalos, as a "gang."
Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democratic Senator from New Jersey, has blamed the Cuban government for creating allegations that he slept with underage prostitutes.
One of three former students suspected of helping to protect their friend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston marathon bombings had his first day on trial on Monday. He faces obstruction of justice charges.