Host Michel Martin looks at gun culture in the America and abroad, and asks two experts what the U.S. can learn from how other countries handle firearms.
The president said any action in Iraq will be "targeted and precise," but must be accompanied by political action by Iraqis to end sectarian divisions.
It's been 40 years since Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein released All The President's Men, their account of connecting a bungled burglary to the president of the United States.
The now-legendary reporters revisit the famous D.C. complex as they remember writing All The President's Men, their detective story-style account of uncovering Richard Nixon's scandalous conspiracy.
President Obama will go the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation which straddles the border between North and South Dakota. It's his first visit to an Indian reservation since becoming president.
This week's stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor came after his internal polls showed him winning — instead he lost by double digits.
With Rep. Pete Sessions stepping aside, it appears to clear the way for Rep. Kevin McCarthy to succeed outgoing Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who was defeated in a primary race on Tuesday.
Over the past 20 years, Americans who are politically in the middle of the road have lost ground to more ideological hard-liners, a new Pew Research Center survey shows.
Political action committees poured cash into the House majority leader's campaign, posting big contributions in the final days of the race. Tea Party-backed challenger David Brat was all but ignored.
The Chamber of Commerce says it tried to help Eric Cantor in his primary campaign, but Cantor refused the offer. This is partly because the Chamber had become a radioactive issue in the race, and Cantor didn't want to appear too cozy with the organization.
Shortly after Rep. Eric Cantor's surprise defeat in the Republican primary, Cantor announced his plans to step down soon from his position as House majority leader. This will leave a void in the GOP leadership, an open spot that's sure to attract plenty of interest.
Michael Dimock, the Pew Research Center's vice president of research, discusses Pew's latest polls, which show that Republicans and Democrats are more divided along ideological lines than at any point in the last two decades.
The accident that seriously injured comic Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian has focused attention on truck driving safety. New regulations limited the amount of overnights truckers could work, but the trucking industry and its congressional allies are trying to roll back the limits.
Hillary Clinton's new memoir, Hard Choices, outlines her four years as secretary of state under President Obama. She talks about her vote for the Iraq War, women's rights and political "gamers."
President Obama signed an order that will cap student loan repayments at 10 percent of income for millions of borrowers. Georgetown University's Anthony Carnevale discusses whether it will help.
The House majority leader says he will step down from that post after a surprise loss. For more, host Michel Martin speaks with Republican strategist Ron Christie and Univision's Fernando Espuelas.
The Senate and House have both voted to overhaul veterans' health care. Their votes come amid the controversy over long wait times at VA facilities for veterans seeking care.
The Senate passed a bipartisan bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure is close enough to a version already passed by the House that it could reach the president's desk soon.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel explained why the Obama administration agreed to swap five top Taliban leaders for the release of an Army enlisted man, who willingly left his post in Afghanistan.
Already dim prospects for an immigration overhaul got even dimmer after Republican House Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary this week. What does this mean for Republicans going forward?