Political

(Undated) -- President Obama will back off on executive action for immigration reform if the House passes a comprehensive reform bill. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says if the House passes the bipartisan immigration reform bill the Senate approved last year, Obama will...
(Undated) -- The House is forcing a vote today on a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Josh Earnest says the administration wants the State Department to continue reviewing plans for the pipeline that would carry oil from Alberta, Canada to U.S...
(Moscow) -- Moscow claims it's going to have long-range bombers patrolling over the Gulf of Mexico and other bodies of water near North America. Russia's defense minister said Russia needs to secure its military presence in the western Atlantic, eastern Pacific and the waters of...
(Undated) -- Democrats are coming away from the midterm elections with record low image ratings. A new Gallup poll shows just 36 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the Democratic Party. That's a six percent drop from September. It's also the lowest reading for...
(Washington, DC) -- Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sees no evidence that President Obama is moving toward the middle in an effort to work with Republicans. In a photo-op at his Capitol office, the Kentucky Republican ripped the deal Obama struck with China on...
(Washington, DC) -- The nation's highest court will hear arguments today on the issue of so-called political segregation in Alabama. The case involves state legislative redistricting that many say forced too many black Democrat voters into some districts, making neighboring...
(Washington, DC) -- Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is greeting newly-elected senators. During an informal gathering in his office today, the Kentucky Republican said he aims to make the Senate "function again" and to "begin to make progress for the American...
(Melbourne) -- Security at the University of Queensland is being tightened ahead of a speech by President Obama before the G-20 summit in Brisbane. Arthur Stevens reports. Play Clip
(Beijing) -- Big issues continue to divide the U.S. and China, despite a few agreements President Obama and Chinese president Xi Jinping announced today. Obama and Xi did not find any common ground on China's territorial claims in East and Southeast Asia, nor on cyberspying or...