Political

(Kennebunkport, ME) -- Former President George H.W. Bush is safely back on the ground after a birthday skydive. He made a tandem jump from a helicopter hovering over Kennebunkport, Maine. He had a free fall of about ten seconds before a red, white and blue parachute opened and...
(Atlanta, GA) -- Georgia Congressman Tom Price is one of a handful of lawmakers who could replace Eric Cantor as House majority leader. House Republicans are expected to hold elections for the position next week. Emory University political scientist Merle Black thinks Price is a...
{Obama5Today061214_1} Q...them to death. 000:04 (Washington, DC) -- Former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager is getting "fatherly" advice from another Presidential dad. President Obama tells NBC's "Today" dads should spend a lot of time with their children when they're young...
(San Francisco, CA) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has some explaining to do. Perry caused a stir on Wednesday night at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco when he was asked if he considered homosexuality to be a disorder. He responded by comparing homosexuality to alcoholism...
(Undated) -- At least 16 suspected militants are dead in the first U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan this year. The attack came Wednesday night, just three days after a deadly attack on the airport in Karachi. Two drones hit a vehicle and a compound in the North Waziristan region...
(Tikrit, Iraq) -- Iraqi insurgents are promising more fighting after already taking control of two cities. A recording believed to be from the al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria urges the militants to take the fight to more Iraqi cities, including Baghdad. U.S...
(Washington, DC) -- The Senate is moving with unusual speed to reform the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs. Senators easily approved a bipartisan measure on Wednesday to address growing concerns about systemic scheduling problems at the VA. The bill by Arizona Republican...
(Detroit, MI) -- General Motors CEO Mary Barra is scheduled to appear in front of Congress again. Barra is slated to appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's oversight panel on June 18th. Officials say she will face further questioning regarding how the automaker...
(Worcester, MA) -- President Obama is continuing his push to reform the nation's education system. While giving the commencement address at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts Wednesday, Obama called for the redesign of American high schools and more high-speed...