Senate Panel OKs Threat of New Iran SanctionsSenate Panel OKs Threat of New Iran SanctionsA Senate committee on Thursday easily approved legislation that would impose tougher economic sanctions on Iran if ongoing talks about its nuclear arms program remain stalled.OVERSIGHT & GOVERNANCE
Lawmakers, administration clash on DHS funding billLawmakers, administration clash on DHS funding billNow 44 members of the House are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., to schedule debate on the bill as soon as possible.Congress
Sen. Menendez Alters Course on Iran SanctionsSen. Menendez Alters Course on Iran SanctionsA key US Senate Democrat wants the Banking Committee to delay approval of an Iran sanctions bill he helped write, arguing he now is willing to give Tehran one more chance.World
Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia, promotes tolerance in IndiaObama arrives in Saudi Arabia, promotes tolerance in IndiaIn India Obama addressed the false rumors that he is a Muslim, "as if that is somehow a bad thing."Opinion
Punchlines: Presidential superpowers?Punchlines: Presidential superpowers?The late-night comics on Obama's choice of superpower and other political news.Congress
McCain: More US Boots on Ground in Iraq, SyriaMcCain: More US Boots on Ground in Iraq, SyriaA powerful US senator is pushing President Barack Obama to put more American boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria.Nation
Official: Device found on White House grounds poses no threatOfficial: Device found on White House grounds poses no threatOfficials say the device poses no threat.World
Republic Day parade centerpiece of Obama visit to IndiaRepublic Day parade centerpiece of Obama visit to IndiaInvitation to Obama underscored growing warmth between the two countries.