John Kerry, Javad Zarif

John Kerry, Javad Zarif / AP

The Obama administration is dodging a congressional inquiry into its refusal to designate recent Iranian ballistic missile tests as a violation of an international statute barring such tests, prompting frustration on Capitol Hill among lawmakers who accuse the administration of breaking past promises to enforce the missile ban, according to recent communications sent by the State Department and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

UK Authorities Charge Three on Terrorism Offenses

The aftermath of explosions in Brussels Tuesday / Ralph Usbeck via AP

Three individuals were charged in the United Kingdom Thursday on terrorism crimes during a joint investigation following the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Obama Bailout Czar Won’t Return to Wall Street After Five-Year Ban

Steven Rattner

The former point man for the Obama administration’s auto industry bailout told regulators this week that he will not return to investment banking after serving a five-year ban over pay-for-play allegations involving a New York State pension fund.

Joe Biden Lands in Iraq to Smooth the Nation’s Political Turmoil

Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq Thursday during an unannounced visit to meet with government officials amid a political crisis that threatens to cripple Baghdad’s crusade against the Islamic State terrorist group.

Health Care Costs Rank as Top Concern Among Americans

Obamacare

The cost of healthcare is the greatest financial concern among American families with 15 percent of U.S. adults citing the issue as their top economic worry, according to a new Gallup poll.

FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton Says She ‘Did Not Put Down Conditions’ to Support Obama in 2008

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton said that Bernie Sanders should follow the example she set in 2008 when she threw her support behind then-Sen. Barack Obama without putting down “conditions,” but a look back to 2008 shows that Clinton refused to step aside until Obama promised to help her with her campaign debt.

UK Authorities Charge Three on Terrorism Offenses

The aftermath of explosions in Brussels Tuesday / Ralph Usbeck via AP

Three individuals were charged in the United Kingdom Thursday on terrorism crimes during a joint investigation following the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Obama Bailout Czar Won’t Return to Wall Street After Five-Year Ban

Steven Rattner

The former point man for the Obama administration’s auto industry bailout told regulators this week that he will not return to investment banking after serving a five-year ban over pay-for-play allegations involving a New York State pension fund.

Joe Biden Lands in Iraq to Smooth the Nation’s Political Turmoil

Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq Thursday during an unannounced visit to meet with government officials amid a political crisis that threatens to cripple Baghdad’s crusade against the Islamic State terrorist group.