Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday defended her role from Republican criticism during high-stakes testimony to a panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted that U.S. diplomats must inherently work in unstable and dangerous parts of the world.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The New York Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Chicago Cubsin the National League Championship Series with an 8-3 rout on Wednesday that put them into...
Vladimir Putin used a rare visit to Moscow by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to talk up the Kremlin's potential to help broker a political settlement to the crisis as he tried to show the West Russia has become a major player in the Middle East.
House Republicans on Wednesday defended an industry-backed legislative proposal that would award automakers credits against federal pollution standards for adopting advanced collision-avoidance technology in cars and other light vehicles.
Days before a World War Two group is to be honored by the U.S.Congress for recovering and preserving millions of works of art stolen by the Nazis, a Dallasfoundation that honors their legacy announced it was shutting down for lack of funding.
Iraq’s first major cholera outbreak since 2012 has risen to more than 1,800 cases, including six deaths, and spread to the northern Kurdistan region, a health ministry spokesmen said on Wednesday.
The family of a church musician who was fatally shot by a plain-clothes policeofficer in Florida over the weekend is urging police to release surveillance video from street cameras, family attorney Benjamin Crump told CNN on Wednesday.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - For a third straight year, a majority of Americans has expressed support for making marijuana use legal, with younger people, Democrats and political independents most likely to...
U.S. House Republicans will choose a new leader next week, under a plan announced on Wednesday by retiring House Speaker John Boehner, while right-wing hardliners gave a chilly reception to Paul Ryan's possible bid to become the next Housespeaker.
President Barack Obama highlighted a growing U.S. heroinproblem on a trip on Wednesday to West Virginia, which has been economically battered by a shrinking coal industry, and which has the highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the country.