A Polish prosecutor on Tuesday asked a regional court in Krakow to consider whether to extradite famed film director Roman Polanski to the United States, where he is wanted for having sex with a minor in the 1970s.
President Barack Obama heads into Tuesday's State of the Union address riding the first uptick in his approval ratings in years, but he'll be speaking to a room full of more Republicans than Democrats for the first time, providing for a new dynamic in the annual ritual.
The United States is entering "a new era" of closer ties with Cuba, according to the first U.S. congressional delegation to visit the island since President Barack Obama announced last month the restoration of diplomatic relations with the communist-run island.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in a Monday speech decried the existence of so-called "no-go" zones in Europe, where sovereign nations allegedly cede authority to Muslim immigrants, a controversial idea that many critics say is overblown.