Townspeople in Newtown, Conn., Monday began burying the 26 victims of last week's massacre at an elementary school -- two 6-year-old boys.
President Obama went to Connecticut Sunday to console the families of those killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte says she will block any secretary of state nominee, not just front-runner Susan Rice, until she is satisfied on the Libya U.S. mission attack.
A Republican U.S. senator said testimony on the Libyan consulate attack left him believing the Obama administration deliberately downplayed al-Qaida's role.
President Barack Obama won in Connecticut while Democratic Rep. Christopher Murphy trounced wrestling magnate Republican Linda McMahon to win a Senate seat.
A motorcycle bomb exploded Friday outside a mosque in Damascus, killing six people and injuring others, Syria's state-run news agency reported.
Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan apologized Wednesday for the April prostitution scandal in Colombia and said national security had not been compromised.
The U.S. Secret Service director will offer details to a Senate panel about the agency's Colombia prostitution scandal investigation, the panel chairman said.
Budget cuts may make the U.S. Army lay off 29,000 enlisted soldiers and officers, a Pentagon official said as GOP lawmakers sought to restore defense funding.
Spokesman Jay Carney said Monday an investigation of the White House advance team in Colombia turned up no wrongdoing.