Rep. Ed Royce

A campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in Pyongyang, where it's being treated like a diplomatic declaration of war  (Photo by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

House Republican Demands Stiffer Sanctions Against North Korea

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday called for stiffer sanctions against North Korea over threats from its nuclear and missile programs, human rights abuses and a recent cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

01/13/2015

Congress is close to sending President Barack Obama a bill to give $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-strapped Ukraine and provide the administration broad authority to levy more sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Crimea. (DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Backs Bill To Fund Cash-Strapped Ukraine

Congress is close to sending President Barack Obama a bill to give $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-strapped Ukraine and provide the administration broad authority to levy more sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

03/28/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress Wednesday against scuttling a historic opportunity for a nuclear pact with Iran by pressing ahead with new sanctions while international negotiators seek to prevent Tehran from being able to assemble an atomic weapons arsenal. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry Warns Congress That New Sanctions Against Iran Will Hurt Diplomacy

Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress Wednesday against scuttling a historic opportunity for a nuclear pact with Iran by pressing ahead with new sanctions while international negotiators seek to prevent Tehran from being able to assemble an atomic weapons arsenal.

11/13/2013