Posted: 03/09/2014 - President Barack Obama has returned to Washington after a family vacation in southern Florida.
Posted: 03/09/2014 - The powerful Afghan vice president died of natural causes on Sunday, a government spokesman said, only weeks before Afghanistan goes to the polls to elect a new president.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Obama administration will allow a two-year extension for people whose individual health insurance policies don't comply with requirements of the new health care law.
Posted: 03/03/2014 - Jury selection has begun in New York City in the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law. He's charged with conspiring to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Posted: 03/02/2014 - Pakistan’s military said it had bombed the hideout of a militant leader Sunday one day after the Taliban declared a one-month ceasefire to pursue stalled peace talks.
Posted: 02/28/2014 - President Barack Obama is warning Russia there will be costs if Russia intervenes militarily in Ukraine.
Updated: 02/28/2014 - Two more people are in the U.S. Senate race, and U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger of Charlotte now has a primary opponent as North Carolina's candidate filing period ends.
Updated: 02/27/2014 - Singer and actor Clay Aiken officially filed candidacy papers Thursday to run for the state's 2nd Congressional District currently held by Republican Renee Ellmers.
Updated: 02/26/2014 - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill to add protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.
Updated: 02/26/2014 - State House Speaker Thom Tillis embraced the Republican agenda he helped push through North Carolina state government as he filed officially for the U.S. Senate.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - Looking beyond America's post-9/11 wars, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday proposed shrinking the Army to its smallest size in 74 years, closing bases and reshaping forces to confront a "more volatile, more unpredictable" world with a more nimble military.
Updated: 02/24/2014 - The Greensboro Democrat turned in candidacy papers Monday at the State Board of Elections in Raleigh and held a news conference.
Posted: 02/23/2014 - Arizona's conservative governor may not sign a bill that would let businesses refuse to serve gay men and lesbians if it conflicts with their religious beliefs, she said Saturday.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - North Carolina native and singer-songwriter James Taylor is starring in a television ad for an environmental group urging viewers to challenge efforts to allow natural gas exploration in the state through fracking.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Republican congressman Paul Ryan says he's keeping his options open about a prospective run for president but won't be looking at the 2016 contest in earnest until after Congress breaks for the year.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A jury has decided U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon gave false and misleading statements to two people while investing in a startup technology company, meaning he is liable for more than $250,000.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A U.N. panel has warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation.