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Close Clinton aide to testify Friday on Benghazi
Close Clinton aide to testify Friday on Benghazi

A longtime close aide to Hillary Clinton will testify behind closed doors before a controversial congressional committee probing a deadly 2012 attack on a US mission in Libya

Close Clinton aide to testify Friday on Benghazi
Clinton debate boost may keep Biden on 2016 sidelines
Clinton debate boost may keep Biden on 2016 sidelines

Hillary Clinton bested her challengers in the campaign's first Democratic presidential debate, but her biggest accomplishment may have been to neutralize a potential rival who was not even on stage.

Clinton debate boost may keep Biden on 2016 sidelines
Trump needles debating Democrats via Twitter
Trump needles debating Democrats via Twitter

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was not about to let Democrats steal the limelight in their first 2016 debate.

Trump needles debating Democrats via Twitter
Brazil president gets temporary impeachment reprieve
Brazil president gets temporary impeachment reprieve

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won a temporary reprieve from threatened impeachment thanks to a Supreme Court intervention.

Brazil president gets temporary impeachment reprieve
Stuff happens: Poll lays bare Jeb Bush campaign travails
Stuff happens: Poll lays bare Jeb Bush campaign travails

Jeb Bush appears to have paid the price in the eyes of Republican voters for a number of gaffes that included him saying in the aftermath of a college massacre that "stuff happens."

Stuff happens: Poll lays bare Jeb Bush campaign travails
Trump won't be next president: Obama
Trump won't be next president: Obama

President Barack Obama is fairly certain of one thing when it comes to next year's election: Donald Trump won't succeed him in the White House.

Trump won't be next president: Obama
Trump brands Merkel migrant policy 'insane'
Trump brands Merkel migrant policy 'insane'

Republican US presidential frontrunner Donald Trump branded Angela Merkel's welcoming of migrants to Germany "insane" and said the policy will only spark riots in the country.

Trump brands Merkel migrant policy 'insane'
Obama denouces 'inflammatory' Trump immigration policies
Obama denouces 'inflammatory' Trump immigration policies

President Barack Obama denounced the immigration policies of leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a speech to Latino political leaders.

Obama denouces 'inflammatory' Trump immigration policies
Draft Biden group airs first TV ad urging him to run
Draft Biden group airs first TV ad urging him to run

Vice President Joe Biden, who has spent months mulling whether to jump into the 2016 White House race, received strong encouragement when a pro-Biden group released a TV ad urging him to run.

Draft Biden group airs first TV ad urging him to run
Trump is a 'master brander': Bill Clinton
Trump is a 'master brander': Bill Clinton

Former US president Bill Clinton attributed outspoken Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump's current success in surveys to his skills as a 'master brander' but said his appeal could be short-lived.

Trump is a 'master brander': Bill Clinton
Trump pulls out of event at US Hispanic chamber
Trump pulls out of event at US Hispanic chamber

Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump has backed out of an appearance at the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Trump pulls out of event at US Hispanic chamber
Trump would send home Syrian refugees
Trump would send home Syrian refugees

Republican US presidential front-runner Donald Trump said that he would send thousands of Syrian refugees back to their home country if he is elected in November.

Trump would send home Syrian refugees
Trump wants to lower taxes, except for very rich
Trump wants to lower taxes, except for very rich

Leading Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump said he would eliminate taxes for millions of lower-income Americans.

Trump wants to lower taxes, except for very rich
White House hopeful Carson under fire for Muslim comments
White House hopeful Carson under fire for Muslim comments

The Republican contender Ben Carson ignited a storm of controversy at the weekend, by stating that he saw Islam as incompatible with the charge of head of state.

White House hopeful Carson under fire for Muslim comments
No Muslim should be US president: Carson
No Muslim should be US president: Carson

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson said no Muslim should be president of the United States, adding a new twist to a controversy roiling the party's White House nominating race.

No Muslim should be US president: Carson
Ben Carson: The other surprise in Republican race
Ben Carson: The other surprise in Republican race

Had the boy's metal belt buckle not stopped the blade, Carson would probably be in prison. Instead, he is running for president of the United States.

Ben Carson: The other surprise in Republican race
Clinton: Trump campaign is 'amazing'
Clinton: Trump campaign is 'amazing'

Hillary Clinton ventured into the playful but politically appealing world of after-hours US TV night and could not help but talk about, who else? The Donald.

Clinton: Trump campaign is 'amazing'
Trump targeted, Fiorina shines in US Republican debate
Trump targeted, Fiorina shines in US Republican debate

Trump targeted, Fiorina shines in US Republican debate
Obama travels to US election battleground
Obama travels to US election battleground

US President Barack Obama travelled to the political battleground state of Iowa, bringing a pro-middle class message that Democrats hope will resonate in the 2016 election.

Obama travels to US election battleground
Rick Perry drops out of US presidential race
Rick Perry drops out of US presidential race

Former Texas governor Rick Perry dropped out of the US presidential race, becoming the first casualty in a crowded battle for the Republican Party nomination in 2016.

Rick Perry drops out of US presidential race