President Obama's remarks on California Attorney General Kamala Harris show that the best of intentions are no substitute for tact.
A Washington Post editorial slant toward Social Security spending cuts is beginning to reflect a broader Beltway trend.
Ansaru, a splinter group of the Nigerian extremist organization Boko Haram, are attempting to embroil foreign governments in the Nigerian crisis by attacking their citizens.
Some Senate Republicans are floating the possibility of filibustering the nomination of Chuck Hagel for defense secretary. A cloture vote could come as early as Friday.