Responding to a flood of interest surrounding Kim Davis' meeting with Pope Francis, the Vatican released a statement Friday clarifying that the encounter should not be seen as an indication of support for the controversial county clerk's views.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to begin its fall session next week, the results of a new Gallup poll show disapproval of the court's job performance at a record high. The poll found that 50 percent of Americans disapprove of the way the Supreme Court is handling its job.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan plans to step down from his post at the end of the year, numerous media outlets have confirmed. Duncan attributed his decision to the long commute between his home and family in Chicago and his job in Washington, D.C.
While President Barack Obama and others claim the mass shooting at a college in Oregon provides further evidence of the need for increased gun control, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has suggested that it is impossible to prevent all such acts of violence.
In a series of airstrikes, Russian planes hit several Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria. According to media reports, the strikes have killed around 30 people since Wednesday in Hama, Homs, and Idlib areas.
The medical world has been in search of the real reasons and remedies for chronic reactive airway disease Asthma. A recent study by the scientists of the British Columbia in Vancouver showed that children, who are exposed to four types of intestinal bacteria at the early days of their life, could have immunity against the disease.
UNICEF and the EU have facilitated grants aggregating EUR 62 million, or USD$69 million, as a joint response in providing boys and girls with access to education in protective and empowering environments in Syria, Lebanon and Turkey.
More than 2 million children whose lives have been torn apart by...
The European Commission on Thursday said it has approved the acquisition of LeasePlan Corporation N.V. of The Netherlands by TDR Capital LLP of the United Kingdom, under the EU Merger Regulation rules.
TDR is a private equity firm with activities in a variety of sectors, including motor fuels retail,...
The European Commission announced the adoption of two new cross-border cooperation programs between Slovakia and Hungary, and the second between Slovenia and Croatia.
The cross-border cooperation program between Slovakia and Hungary aggregates EUR 172 million, with EUR 146 million from the European...
The European Union on Thursday said it has appointed Eamon Gilmore, former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ireland, as its Envoy for the Peace Process In Columbia.
The High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has informed the Council and the European...
At least 13 people were killed and 20 others injured after a gunman went on a shooting rampage at a community college in the U.S. state of Oregon on Thursday, according to reports. The lone gunman is reported to have been killed in an exchange of fire with security officials.
The shooting took place...
With his decision on whether to launch a presidential campaign expected to be delayed until later in the month, Vice President Joe Biden will reportedly not participate in the first Democratic debate.
Senate Democratic Leaders sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Wednesday calling on the Republican leader to disband the select committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
With just hours to go before a government shutdown, the House voted Wednesday to approve legislation temporarily funding the federal government. The House voted 277 to 151 in favor of the continuing resolution, which will keep the government operating through December 11th.
The Department of State has warned U.S. citizens against all travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) due to an unpredictable security situation subject to rapid deterioration, activities of armed groups, and violent crime.
The border between Chad and CAR is currently closed. Other land border...