Top U.S. diplomat John Kerry left early Friday on a landmark trip to Sri Lanka, the first such visit in a decade to the Indian Ocean island as it returns to the diplomatic fold.
Prosecutors in Baltimore on Friday charged six officers with multiple counts including second-degree murder and manslaughter in connection with the death of a 25-year-old African American man in police custody.
The White House said Thursday that a U.S. operation in January against an Al Qaeda compound near the Afghan-Pakistan border killed one American and one Italian hostage, along with an American member of the jihadist ...
In its decision, the Supreme Court referred to another ruling it made in late March that found Alabama had not properly investigated whether the state's redrawing of voting districts was motivated by race.
U.S. and Japanese negotiators have been holding a marathon session in Tokyo as they bid to close the gaps, which have bogged down on issues including Japanese tariffs on agricultural imports and U.S. access to ...
The parents of an eight-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon attacks have asked prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They said instead they want to see ...
Greece's budget deficit was 3.5 percent of GDP in 2014, the official statistical agency said Wednesday, more than doubling forecasts.
The violent encounter was only the latest in a series of incidents that critics say demonstrates a pattern of police brutality and racism across the United States.
Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton will officially launch her 2016 presidential bid -- her second White House run -- at the weekend.
Obama derides conversion therapy, the unfounded method of reconditioning gay men back to 'traditional masculine gender roles,' and calls for a national ban.
Iran is to slash the number of centrifuge uranium enrichment machines to 6,000 from 19,000, as part of a nuclear deal they said would last 10 years.