He's spent almost six years guiding the Justice Department through some tricky terrain -- think Benghazi, Ferguson and DOMA -- and Thursday, Eric Holder made it known he is preparing to exit his position as U.S. attorney general.
Newly defeated Rep. Eric Cantor will hang up his hat as House majority leader July 31, a GOP source in Congress confirmed Wednesday.
Pope Francis has formally accepted the resignation of Germany's controversial bishop of Limburg, who had come under fire for his luxury lifestyle.
Days before David Petraeus resigned from his post as director of the CIA for having an extramarital affair, The Daily Beast’s
Newsreek Newsweek column published the general’s “Rules for Living” as documented by his biographer and mistress, Paula Broadwell.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Herman Cain's alleged former mistress speaking out and Rep. Joe Walsh facing off with a CNN anchor over his disparaging remarks about military veteran Tammy Duckworth.
We're guessing that outgoing Goldman Sachs executive director Greg Smith's last day on the job Wednesday was pretty awkward, given what he had to say about his employer in a scorching Op-Ed article printed in The New York Times for the occasion.
It certainly is difficult to uphold a vow of celibacy when confronted by the contradictory evidence embodied in two teenage children, and this is the reason why a Los Angeles-area bishop, Gabino Zavala, recently resigned from his vaunted position within the Catholic Church.
After enduring a couple of unsuccessful attempts to get him to sign his power away, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh finally put pen to paper Wednesday, effectively ending his 33-year tenure after months of unrest and bloodshed in his home country In exchange, he'll reportedly be granted (more).