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Obama invites Pakistan PM Sharif for October visit: adviser Rice 11:32am EDT

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the White House in October, National Security Adviser Susan Rice said in a tweet on Sunday.

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Democratic support for Clinton at lowest since 2012: Reuters poll

WASHINGTON - Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's support among Democrats has dropped to its lowest point since Reuters/Ipsos began polling on her chances of winning the party's nomination for the 2016 election almost three years ago.

28 Aug 2015
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Planned Parenthood goes to court to fight funding cuts in Alabama

Planned Parenthood filed a complaint in Alabama federal court on Friday seeking to stop the state from defunding its health clinics after the release of covertly recorded videos attacking the organization's handling of aborted fetal tissue.

Health, U.S. 29 Aug 2015
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Biden backers eye gay support, money for presidential bid

WASHINGTON - Backers of Vice President Joe Biden are reaching out to donors and activists in the gay and lesbian community to line up financial and political support if Biden, who endorsed same-sex marriage before Hillary Clinton, decides to run for president.

Subjects, Gay Marriage 28 Aug 2015
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Obama: U.S., Israel in talks 'for months' over security cooperation

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday that the U.S. and Israeli governments have been in discussions for months about security cooperation.

28 Aug 2015