Saturday, May 16, 2015
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has berated families sending migrants on perilous journeys across the Mediterranean Sea, suggesting they are not "true Muslims."
U.S. President Barack Obama tried to reassure America's Gulf allies Thursday that engaging with Iran would not come at their expense, at a Camp David summit that proved short on concrete outcomes.
A former Mexican vigilante running for mayor was shot dead during a campaign event Thursday in the troubled state of Michoacan, the third politician killed ahead of June elections.
As federal investigators try to find out why an Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia sped up in the last minute before it derailed, Amtrak's top official said the national passenger railroad takes full responsibility for the deadly wreck.
Sixteen Miami Beach police officers are under investigation after exchanging racist and pornographic emails, officials said Thursday.
After days of refusing to say whether, with the benefit of hindsight, he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush relented Thursday and said he would not have invaded.
Two senior U.S. Secret Service agents were "more likely than not" impaired by alcohol when they drove a government vehicle through a secure area at the White House earlier this year, a government monitor concluded in a report released late Wednesday.
The White House was briefly put on lockdown Thursday as the Secret Service detained an individual for flying a small drone in an adjacent park.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to end the NSA's dragnet collection of telephone data from millions of Americans, a controversial program revealed in 2013 by former security contractor Edward Snowden.