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
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.
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was not about to let Democrats steal the limelight in their first 2016 debate.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won a temporary reprieve from threatened impeachment thanks to a Supreme Court intervention.
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."
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.
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.
President Barack Obama denounced the immigration policies of leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a speech to Latino political leaders.
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.
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.
Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump has backed out of an appearance at the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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.
Leading Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump said he would eliminate taxes for millions of lower-income Americans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.