| May 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Southern California – it's fire season already. The Springs Fire in Ventura County has burned at least 10,000 acres and is just 10 percent contained, while a fire that burned 3,000...
| Jun 7, 2013
With his decision to elevate Susan Rice to become his national security advisor and the nomination of Samantha Power as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, President Obama is not simply rewarding the loyalty of two women who have backed him from the...
| Jun 5, 2013
Who exactly is the enemy in the continuing U.S. war against terrorism?
In some cases, the answer is: It's a secret.
When the United States began its war against Al Qaeda after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the identity of the enemy was clear: Osama...
| Jan 30, 2013
Can Republicans find a way out of the political dead end they marched into during the 2012 campaign? Can President Obama make his second term more productive than the final gridlocked years of his first? Can Democrats and Republicans in Congress relearn...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas with the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The library features more than 70 million pages of paper records, 43,000 artifacts,...
| Jun 7, 2013
There's a lot we don't know about the secret court order giving the federal government access on an "ongoing daily basis" to millions of telephone records, and that's a large part of the problem. But we know enough from a report in Britain's Guardian...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The Week in Pictures | April 22 – April 28, 2013...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:28 AM
President Obama sounded genuinely outraged last week when he talked about the Kafkaesque situation at the Guantanamo prison camp, where the United States has been holding 166 men without trial for terms that are, at this point, officially endless.
| May 13, 2013
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have opened a new line of attack on President Obama's healthcare law, charging that the administration has improperly sought help from the healthcare industry and other outside groups to implement the...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:45 PM
WASHINGTON — Republican opposition in many statehouses to expanding Medicaid next year under President Obama's healthcare law — opposition that could leave millions of the nation's poorest residents without insurance coverage — will...
| May 8, 2013
When President Obama told students in Mexico that without the support of U.S. Latinos he would not be president, he wasn't talking about the GOP's Ruben Barrales. But Barrales gets the message. He is the son of immigrants, and San Mateo County's first...