Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging restraint in the face of a possible nuclear test by North Korea
President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from demanding a down payment for his border wall, which could remove a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal on must-pass spending legislation just days ahead of a government shutdown deadline
Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage
A federal judge has cleared Arkansas to perform a rare double execution, lifting her order that had temporarily blocked a second lethal injection after attorneys raised concerns about the first
Health and law enforcement officials in Maryland are bracing for an uptick in drug overdoses as a deadly synthetic opioid only meant for use in large animals has hit the streets.
German Chanellor Angela Merkel has received the 2017 Elie Wiesel Award, the highest honor from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Trump administration issued sanctions Monday on 271 people linked to the Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons.
Critical issues remain unresolved as Congress and the White House push toward a Friday deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown
President Donald Trump jokes about replacing U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley, then takes it back
President Donald Trump is pushing the importance of a border wall in stopping the influx of drugs into the U.S. In a tweet, Trump says the wall would be "a very important tool" in preventing drugs from "poisoning our youth."
The top American general in Afghanistan is suggesting that Russia is arming the Taliban
Hackers linked to the same Russian military unit that hacked Democratic computers in the United States during last year’s election also have sought to penetrate the networks of a leading candidate in France’s presidential elections, a...
A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck off Chile's central coast but there are no reports of injuries or damage
Donald Trump is approaching the 100-day mark in what he calls "a different kind of presidency."
An annual report by the Anti-Defamation League found an increase in anti-Semitic harassment, vandalism and threats in the United States last year
A former Haitian coup leader is expected to avoid a life sentence in a plea deal he's scheduled to make in a U.S. court
Increasing numbers of women who produce more breast milk than they need are handing it over — or selling it — for others to use.
New Orleans will begin taking down Confederate statutes, becoming the latest Southern body to divorce itself from what some say are symbols of racism and intolerance