French authorities are questioning the suspect in Friday night's attack on a crowded high speed train that was traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. The gunman lived in Spain, where he had a criminal record and was being watched by Spain, Germany, France and Belgium for possible ties to Islamic extremists.
With stocks plummeting around the world, the Federal Reserve has a monumental decision to make about interest rates at its September meeting. Some Fed watchers say it won't dare raise rates for fear of adding to jitters about a global slowdown. But others say abandoning plans to raise rates this year would send an even worse signal.
A White House spokesman would not rule out the possibility that President Obama could endorse in a Democratic presidential primary even if it's between Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden.
The vice president may be seeking out the progressive hero's support, years after fighting one of her signature causes.
The Kentucky senator fought to be able to run for president and Senate at the same time. He can, and he may have scored a victory for his state, too.
Bernie Sanders spent the weekend campaigning in South Carolina. The state's Democratic base is mostly black. The crowds he drew were predominantly white.
The Senate Minority Leader says he endorses the deal because it prevents Iran from making good on threats against Israel. The support of the Senate's top Democrat is a big boost for President Obama.
Several GOP presidential candidates have been questioning birthright citizenship for the children of immigrants in the U.S. illegally. But there are few policy options to limit the practice.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who's seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, drew big crowds again this weekend, but they may not be the right kind of crowd if he hopes to win South Carolina's primary.
The plan would let Paul run for president and re-election to his Senate seat at the same time without violating state law that bans candidates from appearing on the ballot twice in the same election.
Many immigration rights activists cringe at the term "alien." But decades ago, that word was embraced as a humane alternative to terms like "undesirable" and even "wetback."
The rise of Donald Trump as a Republican presidential candidate has surprised many pundits, but not conservative commentator Glenn Beck. "He is saying the populist things," Beck says.
Questions surrounding Hillary Clinton's private email server continue to dog her on the campaign trail. Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey tells NPR's Scott Simon that she may have broken numerous laws.
Strong statements from Republican front-runner Donald Trump — and the responses they've inspired from other candidates — threaten to undermine Republican attempts to win more minority votes in 2016.
Associated Press photographer Jim Cole has covered every New Hampshire presidential primary since 1980. Now he's preparing for the 2016 primary.
MSNBC's Trymaine Lee was one of several African-American journalists who shared their stories of reporting on racially-charged violence with Code Switch's Gene Demby.
New York politician Jimmy McMillan founded The Rent Is Too Damn High Party. Now he's endorsing presidential candidate Deez Nuts, a 15-year-old boy from Iowa.
Because the Sunshine State's legislature can't decide on how to redraw lines, a Florida judge will do it for them.
President Obama today won over a key ally in support of the Iran nuclear deal after sending New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler a lengthy letter. In it, the President reassured the congressman that he would use any means necessary — "including military means" — to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. This is just one example of the commander-in-chief working as a lobbyist-in-chief to secure approval of the deal.
Audie speaks with syndicated columnist Cynthia Tucker, from Mobile, Ala., and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor for The National Review and columnist for BloombergView, to discuss recent developments in the 2016 presidential race.