U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Hits Major Hurdles

U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Hits Major Hurdles

Why the Pentagon is deeply worried about the situation in Syria. ...

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Sen. Mary Landrieu Says Race Hurts Obama In Louisiana

Sen. Mary Landrieu Says Race Hurts Obama In Louisiana

Find out how Landrieu shook up the final days of the Louisiana race. ...

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War For Women Intensifies In Campaign’s Final Days

War For Women Intensifies In Campaign’s Final Days

Can Democrats maintain the gender gap that they need to win? ...

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North Carolina Campaigns Prepare For Potential Recount

North Carolina Campaigns Prepare For Potential Recount

Could the Tar Heel State Senate race go to overtime? ...

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10 Moments That Won Or Lost Senate Control

10 Moments That Won Or Lost Senate Control

Relive the moments that defined the midterm elections. ...

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Disbanding Ferguson Police Force May Be Easier Said Than Done

Disbanding Ferguson Police Force May Be Easier Said Than Done

There will be no quick fixes in Ferguson. ...

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McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In Final Bluegrass Poll

McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In Final Bluegrass Poll

Time is running out for Alison Lundergan Grimes. ...

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Alaska Senate Race Becomes Most Expensive Campaign In State’s History

Alaska Senate Race Becomes Most Expensive Campaign In State’s History

How dark money is conquering the Last Frontier. ...

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Suspected Cop-Killer Frein Taken Into Custody

Suspected Cop-Killer Frein Taken Into Custody

Get the latest on the case that has paralyzed the Poconos. ...

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Four Dead, Five Missing After Plane Crashes At Wichita Airport

Four Dead, Five Missing After Plane Crashes At Wichita Airport

Learn more about the deadly crash in Wichita. ...

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Apple Chief Tim Cook Puts Focus On Gay Rights

Apple Chief Tim Cook Puts Focus On Gay Rights

What effect will Tim Cook's announcement have on the gay rights movement? ...

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Fed Opens New Era With End Of QE Stimulus Program

Fed Opens New Era With End Of QE Stimulus Program

Find out why Quantitative Easing is coming to an end. ...

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U.S. Economy Grew 3.5 Percent In Third Quarter

U.S. Economy Grew 3.5 Percent In Third Quarter

Get the latest good economic news. ...

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How Does Campaign Financing Affect Polarization?

How Does Campaign Financing Affect Polarization?

Find out what the record-shattering cost of this year's midterms can tell us about the next Congress ...

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Alaska Democrat Begich Avoids Even Saying ‘Obama’

Alaska Democrat Begich Avoids Even Saying ‘Obama’

Could the Alaska Democrat end up regretting his attempt to run away from the president? ...

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Liberal Or Conservative? Brain’s ‘Disgust’ Reaction Holds The Answer

Liberal Or Conservative? Brain’s ‘Disgust’ Reaction Holds The Answer

Your political beliefs may not be as rational as you think. ...

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California Orders Quarantine For Workers Who Had Contact With Ebola

California Orders Quarantine For Workers Who Had Contact With Ebola

Is this strict new measure warranted? ...

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Obama Administration Rules Target For-Profit Colleges

Obama Administration Rules Target For-Profit Colleges

Find out how the Obama administration is protecting vulnerable students. ...

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10 Scary Films You Haven’t Seen 10 Times Already

10 Scary Films You Haven’t Seen 10 Times Already

These movies are certain to spook this Halloween. ...

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McConnell: Obamacare Repeal Not Happening Anytime Soon

McConnell: Obamacare Repeal Not Happening Anytime Soon

Find out why McConnell is admitting the obvious days before the election. ...

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Senator John Cornyn Campaigns For A GOP Majority And A Powerful Perch For Himself

Senator John Cornyn Campaigns For A GOP Majority And A Powerful Perch For Himself

The Senate's number-two Republican is looking to move back into the majority. ...

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In Key Election States, Conservative Groups Build Up A Ground Game

In Key Election States, Conservative Groups Build Up A Ground Game

Can dark money buy a get-out-the-vote machine to rival the Democratic establishment? ...

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Guy Scott, Who Is White, Becomes Zambia’s President With Death Of Sata

Guy Scott, Who Is White, Becomes Zambia’s President With Death Of Sata

Guy Scott became the acting president of Zambia in the wake of President Michael Sata's death. ...

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Politeness Among Allies

Politeness Among Allies

The U.S. and Turkish armies are nothing if not courteous. ...

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300 Missing After Landslide In Sri Lanka; 14 Confirmed Dead

300 Missing After Landslide In Sri Lanka; 14 Confirmed Dead

Rescuers are searching for more than 300 people missing after a landslide occurred in central Sri La ...

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Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, Thousands Await Aid To Rebuild

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, Thousands Await Aid To Rebuild

It has been two years since Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey, but many homeowners are still waiting ...

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Orbital Rocket Explodes After Launch

Orbital Rocket Explodes After Launch

An unmanned rocket that was designated to resupply the International Space Station exploded in a gia ...

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In Colorado, A Question Of Personhood

In Colorado, A Question Of Personhood

Women's health is on the ballot in Colorado. ...

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Is The Minimum Wage Really A Living Wage?

Is The Minimum Wage Really A Living Wage?

You'll surely be shocked to learn that Scott Walker and his restaurateur donors ...

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A Visit To Long Island’s Wine Country

A Visit To Long Island’s Wine Country

Discover eight of Long Island's best wineries. ...

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Book Review: ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’

Book Review: ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’

Is the world ready for a big step forward in the fight against climate change? ...

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This Week In Crazy: ‘It’s Time For American Jihad,’ And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: ‘It’s Time For American Jihad,’ And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

American Jihad, Biblical investment advice, and so much more. ...

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Midterm Roundup: Things Are Getting Weird In New Hampshire

Midterm Roundup: Things Are Getting Weird In New Hampshire

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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Common Sense Gun Laws And The Latest School Shooting

Common Sense Gun Laws And The Latest School Shooting

We can't stop every gun crime -- but there's a lot that we CAN do without violat ...

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Endorse This: Christie Marks Sandy Anniversary By Bullying A Protester

Endorse This: Christie Marks Sandy Anniversary By Bullying A Protester

See Governor Christie fly off the handle -- again. ...

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Win Or Lose, Republicans Are Still Big Wreck

Win Or Lose, Republicans Are Still Big Wreck

Controlling Congress won't solve the GOP's problems -- in fact, it may make them ...

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Citizens United Threatens Right To A Fair Trial

Citizens United Threatens Right To A Fair Trial

Dark money's pervasive effects reach far beyond Capitol Hill. ...

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Plutocrat Or Populist? Actually, Hillary Clinton Is Neither

Plutocrat Or Populist? Actually, Hillary Clinton Is Neither

Is Hillary Clinton a populist, a plutocrat -- or a firm believer in the American ...

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Moderate Thunder Out Of Kansas

Moderate Thunder Out Of Kansas

Why the Tea Party may be in for a big surprise on election night. ...

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Fannie And Freddie Must Go

Fannie And Freddie Must Go

Have we learned nothing from the great recession? ...

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A Wasted Opportunity For Democrats

A Wasted Opportunity For Democrats

Democratic incumbents have actually done a pretty good job -- but don't expect t ...

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So Cute, This Insistence On Facts About Ebola

So Cute, This Insistence On Facts About Ebola

Who needs Todd Akin when you have Chris Christie's bogus science? ...

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Midterm Roundup: How Democrats Could Still Win

Midterm Roundup: How Democrats Could Still Win

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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Unions Remain A Crucial Backer Of California Governor’s Campaign

Unions Remain A Crucial Backer Of California Governor’s Campaign

Labor politics are alive and well in the Golden State. ...

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Racial Inclusion Is America’s Hidden Engine Of Growth

Racial Inclusion Is America’s Hidden Engine Of Growth

"Trickle-up" economics start with solving our racial inequality crisis. ...

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Gun Limits Are A Key Women’s Issue

Gun Limits Are A Key Women’s Issue

These statistics on gun violence and American women will shock you. ...

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Stand Up To Big-Beer Deceivers And Bullies

Stand Up To Big-Beer Deceivers And Bullies

Will we stand by and let corporate titans run craft breweries out of business? ...

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Holding Memories For Aunt Millie

Holding Memories For Aunt Millie

When Alzheimers takes away memories, what is left? ...

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Personality Politics And The Decline Of Political Journalism

Personality Politics And The Decline Of Political Journalism

The latest ridiculous attack against the Clintons speaks volumes about the probl ...

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Midterm Roundup: Coakley Collapsing Again?

Midterm Roundup: Coakley Collapsing Again?

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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Five States Where Senate Polls May Be Wrong

Five States Where Senate Polls May Be Wrong

Are we in for some surprises on election night? ...

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WATCH: GOP Fearmongering Jumps The Shark

WATCH: GOP Fearmongering Jumps The Shark

See the RNC's outrageous closing argument. ...

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One Sacrifice More For Ebola Medics

One Sacrifice More For Ebola Medics

Is it fair to put returning health-care workers into mandatory quarantine? ...

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Who’s The Least Worst For Governor?

Who’s The Least Worst For Governor?

Is this really the best that Florida can do? ...

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Midterm Roundup: So Much For South Dakota?

Midterm Roundup: So Much For South Dakota?

Get the latest news from the campaign trail. ...

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The 5 Closest Midterm Races

The 5 Closest Midterm Races

With only about one week of campaigning left, polls show that many candidates ar ...

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The New Rand Paul Vs. The Old Rand Paul

The New Rand Paul Vs. The Old Rand Paul

Which Senator Paul do you believe? ...

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