Russia joins China in building canal to rival Panama's

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_822701" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Russian President Vladimir Putin with then-Chinese President Hu Jintao"][/caption] WASHINGTON – As Russia continues to take strategic initiatives that put the United States on more…

Look who tried to kill Egypt's presidential frontrunner

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_822791" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, left."][/caption] In newsmaking comments Monday, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, the frontrunner for this month’s Egyptian presidential election, admitted he has more…

IRS employee puts White House on lockdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — WASHINGTON - A car that trailed a motorcade carrying President Barack Obama's daughters on to Pennsylvania Avenue prompted a security lockdown at the White House on more…

Hillary: U.S. must 'rein in' gun ownership

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RjZGFzbTo-I_kfut1iNzThaGLvwskhU8" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] National Harbor, Maryland (CNN) – Hillary Clinton told an audience of mental health professionals on Tuesday that the United States needs to rein in its gun more…

Police probe threats against Trey Gowdy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The U.S. Capitol Police are investigating threatening emails against Rep. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican recently tapped to lead a special panel probing the Benghazi terrorist more…

Harry Reid compares GOP to 'greased pigs'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ROLL CALL) The bipartisan energy efficiency bill that the Senate has debated on-and-off since last year is once again on the verge of becoming the punchline of a more…

Monica Lewinsky breaks silence on Clinton sex

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_822201" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Monica Lewinsky in the May 8 online issue of Vanity Fair"][/caption] Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern who had sexual relations with President more…

GOP has 82% chance of winning Senate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Republicans are strong favorites to retake the Senate majority this fall, according to The Post's new Election Lab model. According to the model, which was built more…