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  • Crumbling marriage key piece of former Va. governor's corruption defense

    22 August 2014, 1:11 am

    Former governor says he couldn't have been engaged in conspiracy to accept illegal gifts because he and his wife were barely speaking
  • GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

    21 August 2014, 11:40 pm

    GAO says Pentagon failed to notify congressional committees before trading 5 Taliban leaders for POW; also spent nearly $1M without authorization
  • Rick Perry: ISIS "may have" crossed southern border into U.S.

    21 August 2014, 9:49 pm

    While saying he doesn't have any hard evidence that it's already happening, Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, warns of the possibility that Islamist militants could slip across the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Chuck Hagel: ISIS "beyond anything we've seen"

    21 August 2014, 9:01 pm

    Defense secretary denies intelligence failure doomed mission to rescue James Foley and other hostages, but warns ISIS "is beyond just a terrorist group"
  • Chuck Hagel: James Foley death a casualty of ISIS’s “ruthless, barbaric ideology”

    21 August 2014, 8:33 pm

    The defense secretary condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for beheading American journalist James Foley.
  • Rick Perry: ISIS may already be in the U.S.

    21 August 2014, 6:55 pm

    The Texas governor suggested that "they may have already used" the U.S.-Mexico border to sneak into the U.S.
  • NRA's Wayne LaPierre accepts Gabrielle Giffords' ice bucket challenge

    21 August 2014, 6:36 pm

    Giffords, a former congresswoman and gun violence survivor, joined her husband Mark Kelly to challenge the National Rifle Association official
  • Eric Holder: Ferguson residents "gave me hope"

    21 August 2014, 5:36 pm

    Attorney general commends the people of Ferguson, says trip had a significant personal impact on him
  • Ex-Virginia governor takes the stand, talks strained marriage

    21 August 2014, 3:34 pm

    ​Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's rocky relationship with the former first lady is a key part of their defense at their public corruption trial
  • Did the protesters and police in Ferguson go too far?

    21 August 2014, 3:22 pm

    Americans weigh in on the protests and the police response following the shooting of Michael Brown, in a new CBS News/New York Times poll
  • Federal judge reopens "Fast and Furious" controversy

    21 August 2014, 2:51 pm

    A judge ruled Wednesday that the Department of Justice must provide Congress with previously-withheld documents related to the gunwalking scandal
  • Paul Ryan promises no government shutdown this year

    21 August 2014, 2:29 pm

    The Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee called last year's shutdown a "suicide mission" for the GOP
  • James Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    21 August 2014, 2:24 pm

    Members of Congress decried Foley's death but they didn't express any new views on military intervention against Islamic State extremists
  • Mixed marks for Obama on Ferguson from Americans

    21 August 2014, 9:51 am

    CBS News/New York Times poll shows race, partisanship playing roles in reactions
  • Obama on ISIS: Tough words, but will it lead to more action?

    20 August 2014, 9:57 pm

    The execution of American journalist James Foley personalizes the fight against ISIS for the U.S., experts say
  • Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell takes the stand in his corruption trial

    20 August 2014, 8:36 pm

    McDonnell began his highly-anticipated testimony by focusing, as much of the trial has, on his wife Maureen
  • Eric Holder in Ferguson: "I need to be here"

    20 August 2014, 8:19 pm

    Attorney General Eric Holder talks with residents of Ferguson, Missouri, after the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown sparked clashes between police and protesters.
  • Obama: ISIS offers nothing but "endless slavery to their empty vision"

    20 August 2014, 6:54 pm

    President Obama condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, in a statement delivered from Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. He said that the terror group brings no value to the world, and he vowed to work with the international community to…
  • Obama on ISIS: "Their ideology is bankrupt"

    20 August 2014, 6:00 pm

    "No faith teaches people to massacre innocents," President Obama says, heatedly condemning the terrorist group ISIS after its members executed American journalist James Foley.
  • Obama: ISIS "has no place in the 21st century"

    20 August 2014, 5:42 pm

    President Obama says the Islamist militant group that executed journalist James Foley is a "cancer" that must be eradicated.

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