Even as the U.S. intensifies its efforts to fight the terrorist group known as ISIS, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she cannot conceive of any circumstances where she would agree to send American combat troops to Iraq and Syria.
In an effort to increase pressure on the terrorist group known as ISIS, Defense Secretary Ash Carter revealed Tuesday the U.S. will deploy a new commando force to Iraq. Carter told members of the House Armed Services Committee the specialized expeditionary targeting force will conduct raids on ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria.
Senate Republicans are moving forward with a bill that would repeal key provisions of Obamacare and cannot be blocked by Democrats. The bill known as the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act passed the House by 240 to 189 in October in a largely party-line vote.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday formally inviting him to deliver his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 12th.
Global watch maker, Swatch Group will be launching "pay by the wrist" watches early next year in partnership with Visa Inc.
Tuesday, NATO Allies and Resolute Support operational partners have agreed to sustain the Resolute Support presence, including in the regions of Afghanistan, during 2016.
The mission, including its detailed configuration, will continue to be kept under review and, if necessary, will be adjusted to...
At 72, actress Holland Taylor has opened up about her sexuality. The "Two and a Half Men" actress Holland Taylor revealed in a recent interview that she is in a "deeply committed" long-term relationship with another woman.
"It's the most wonderful, extraordinary thing that could have ever possibly...
Though we usually neglect sounds around us, there is a high risk involved with high decibel noise. Annoyance and sleep issues are the most common impacts of sound pollution, but in certain cases, it can turn fatal.
Tuesday, at a meeting with leaders of small island nations, US President Barack Obama announced a U.S. contribution of $30 million to climate risk insurance initiatives in the Pacific, Central America, and Africa.
As part of a broader set of actions to help vulnerable populations strengthen their...
Target. Com is the latest among a number of websites to suffer outages under the pressure of increased traffic as more Americans turned to online shopping over the Black Friday weekend.
Target Corp. struggled to handle a surge of e-commerce traffic on Cyber Monday, its biggest day for online sales,...
Expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV is the key to ending the AIDS epidemic within a generation, the World Health Organization announced on the eve of World AIDS Day, presenting new "treat all" recommendations to enable countries to expand treatment rapidly and efficiently.
The Trainwreck and Inside star Amy Schumer and Tennis star Serena Williams posed nude for the new Pirelli Calendar.
In the photo, Schumer is nude with nothing but a pair of underwear and some heels on, while the black American tennis star bares her back against the wall.
Famed portraitist Annie...
True to the maxim that small efforts yield big results, sustained drive against diabetes has begun to give results. Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the sweet tidings that diabetes, which inflicts roughly 10 percent of the U.S. population, is on a downward spiral.
President Barack Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the COP21 climate conference in Paris on Monday. A statement from the Kremlin said Obama and Putin had a detailed exchange of views on the situation in Syria, where both countries have been conducting airstrikes.
On the heels of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut earlier this month, President Barack Obama declared Monday the world can reject the efforts of terrorists by taking action on climate change.