Saturday, June 27, 2015
Emotions ran high as defiant mourners held the first funeral services Thursday for nine African Americans shot dead by a white alleged supremacist in a Charleston church.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Thursday and discussed continued tensions in eastern Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State in the Middle East. The last time the men spoke was in February, the White House said.
Freelance photographer Heidi Levine, who has made a career of covering conflicts, was honored Thursday with the inaugural award for courage named for Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan.
The U.S. State Department has been unable to find in its records all or part of 15 work-related emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server that were released this week by a House of Representatives panel investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, officials said Thursday.
A Kansas judge on Thursday blocked the state's first-in-the-nation ban on a procedure that opponents refer to as dismembering a fetus, concluding it would likely present too big an obstacle for women seeking to end their pregnancies.
Friday, June 26, 2015
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday admitted his government had not always done enough to stop the "unrelenting nightmare" faced by relatives of hostages held abroad, as he eased restrictions on talking with captors.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday admitted his government had not always done enough to stop the "unrelenting nightmare" faced by relatives of hostages held abroad, as he eased restrictions on talking with captors.
The Confederate battle flag was taken down Wednesday outside Alabama's state legislature as Americans increasingly shun the Civil War-era symbol after the Charleston church massacre.