Thursday, September 3, 2015
U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, a member of President Obama's Democratic Party became the crucial 34th vote in favor the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, ensuring a landmark victory for Obama over ferocious opposition from opposition Republicans and the government of Israel.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.
Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States. The pope spoke with people in Los Angeles, Chicago and McAllen, Texas, in an event arranged by ABC News.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a visit to Alaska.
The parents of a young U.S. journalist who was murdered on live television along with her cameraman say they will dedicate their energies to fighting gun violence in America.
Egyptians in a Nile Delta province were outraged on Sunday after a cleric allegedly changed a line in the traditional Islamic call to prayer to mention Facebook.
Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island.
A statue of the president of the secessionist pro-slavery southern states was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group.
Mexican authorities on Sunday arrested a former police officer in connection with the brutal slaying of a prominent photojournalist and four others in a case that sparked international outrage.