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Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker Jr., a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.

Walker, 77, died Thursday at a…

Cold War spy John Walker

Strong words, different stories during closing arguments in McDonnell trial

Closing arguments are scheduled in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Bob McDonnell

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results.

Chris McDaniel

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against…

Obama

Former Presidents Clinton, Bush to launch new initiative

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are going to join forces for a new initiative aimed at helping to give leaders better skills to solve problems.

George W Bush, Bill Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.

Chelsea Clinton

Report: ISIS waterboarded captives

At least four ISIS hostages in Syria were waterboarded during their captivity, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the treatment of the abducted…

James Foley with camera

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.

Mitch McConnell

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

Sen Mary Landrieu

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.

Mitt Romney

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

Defense lawyers have finished presenting their case to a jury in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

More than 151 years after his heroic service at Gettysburg during the Civil War, 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously, the White House announced Tuesday.

Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg

First-week sales of Paul Ryan's book slow

Rep. Paul Ryan's first solo book sold 6,266 copies in its first week of publication, according to Nielsen Bookscan data provided to CNN by a publisher.

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

White House: Shutdown prospect won't stop immigration action

President Barack Obama won't forestall upcoming executive actions on immigration amid Republican threats of another government shutdown, the White House said Wednesday.

Immigration demonstration White House

New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

Voter registrars prepare for photo ID requirement

The U.S. Senate race in November will be the first statewide election to require voters to present a photo ID at the polls. The new Voter ID requirement is controversial, but state and local…

Election 2014

McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group.

Bill and Melinda Gates

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state police said.

Vermont State Police said Tuesday that Freeh was still…

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Obama announces new efforts for vets

President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad could require more sacrifices for…

Obama, 8-26-2014
Cold War spy John Walker

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

Bob McDonnell

Strong words, different stories during closing...

Chris McDaniel

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

Obama

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

George W Bush, Bill Clinton

Former Presidents Clinton, Bush to launch new...

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

James Foley with camera

Report: ISIS waterboarded captives

Mitch McConnell

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

Sen Mary Landrieu

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

First-week sales of Paul Ryan's book slow

Immigration demonstration White House

White House: Shutdown prospect won't stop...

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

New French government announced

Election 2014

Voter registrars prepare for photo ID requirement

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

Bill and Melinda Gates

Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Obama, 8-26-2014

Obama announces new efforts for vets

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