Political

(Undated) -- President Obama is ready to defend his foreign policy approach when he delivers the commencement speech at the U.S. Military Academy on Wednesday. Administration officials say Obama will use the West Point speech to state his case that foreign policy which relies on...
(Bangkok) -- Thailand's former education minister is in custody after soldiers stormed into a journalists club today and arrested him. The minister had refused to meet the military's demand that he turn himself in after last week's coup . A reporter says eight armed soldiers...
(Undated) -- The Obama administration reportedly wants to give states flexibility in meeting new goals for reducing carbon emissions from power plants. The "Wall Street Journal" reports that President Obama will announce a proposal next week to let states use cap-and-trade...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama hosts the 2014 White House Science Fair today. The President will honor student winners of science, technology, engineering and math competitions from throughout the country. Obama will also announce new elements of his Educate to Innovate...
(Sacramento, CA) -- It's a case of bad timing for Republican House candidate Tony Strickland. Voters in Southern California received a pro-gun rights robocall a day after the mass killing near the University of California, Santa Barbara. The call touts Strickland's history of...
(Washington, DC) -- GOP House Speaker John Boehner is saluting the troops via YouTube on this Memorial Day. Boehner's patriotic message comes as the Veterans Administration is embroiled in controversy. Investigators are looking into allegations of VA scheduling delays and secret...
(Kiev) -- A pro-Europe billionaire is going to become Ukraine's next president. Voters Sunday elected Petro Poroshenko, who secured enough votes to avoid a runoff election in June. Many in Ukraine see the election as the most important since the country broke from Russia more...
(New York, NY) -- Veterans are beyond upset over the Veterans Affairs scandal. Paul Rieckhoff is founder and executive director of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Rieckhoff tells NBC's "Today" show massive reform is needed and Congress needs to step up oversight...
(Stanford, CT) -- Friday's California killing spree is prompting renewed calls for mental health and gun reform legislation. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut told CBS' "Face The Nation" the horrific killings show the need for mental-health and gun reform...