Why John Kerry Was Out of the Loop with Egypt’s Ceasefire Plan

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_ad2a014142.jpgU.S. Department of State (VIENNA) -- Secretary of State John Kerry was all set to travel from nuclear negotiations in Austria to Egypt to help work out a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, but before he could even get to the Vienna airport, Egypt beat him to the punch -- or, more accurately, the truce.

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DOJ Set to Fight Same-Sex Marriage Bans in Supreme Court

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_11d8b158e4.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is set to urge the Supreme Court to uphold a lower-court ruling and block states from banning same-sex marriage, Attorney General Eric Holder said. The nation's top law enforcement official's remarks come just days after Utah officials announced they will ask the Supreme Court to overrule a lower court that concluded gay couples can legally marry in the state.

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House Judiciary Chair Goodlatte Dismisses Calls for Obama Impeachment

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_64c98c78b0.jpgPhoto By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call (NEW YORK) -- House Judiciary Committee chair Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, said Sunday on This Week that he won’t push for the impeachment of President Obama, despite recent calls by some Republicans. “We are not working on or drawing up articles of impeachment,” Goodlatte told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on This Week Sunday.

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Holder: Palin Wasn't a Good VP Candidate, Worse Judge of Who Should Be Impeached

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_aaf7cae299.jpgPhoto by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Attorney General Eric Holder is challenging Republicans who are calling for his and President Obama's impeachment, and denouncing what he calls a "gridlocked Washington" stalled by what he says is a Republican Party bent on blocking any of the administration's efforts.

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Latest Syria Threat 'More Frightening Than Anything' Else, Holder Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_051e1dd386.jpgPhoto by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Recent intelligence indicating that bomb-makers from Yemen have teamed up with terrorists in Syria to develop a new generation of undetectable explosives is "more frightening than anything" else the Obama administration has seen, Attorney General Eric Holder warned, becoming the first U.S. official to publicly confirm ABC News reporting on the threat.

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