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USMap-051712_31Aug15.jpg With the 2016 presidential campaign already getting into full swing, the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll found that a vast majority of American voters are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the nation.

BernieSanders-083115.jpg Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has seen a sharp jump in support in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa, according to a new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll. The poll found that Sanders is the first choice of 30 percent of likely Democratic caucusgoers.

Mediterranean-tsunami-083115.jpg What will be impact of an earthquake-induced powerful tsunami in the thickly populated eastern Mediterranean region? Scientists of the University of Bologna in Italy and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece did a detailed evaluation of the tsunamigenic zones off the cities Sicily and Crete.

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed "deep regret' over the decision by the Egyptian court of Cassation to uphold the sentencing of several Al Jazeera journalists and has reiterated his appeal for their cases to be resolved expeditiously and in accordance with the country's...

In recognition of the long history of strong support from Alaska state, tribal and congressional leaders, and in resolution of an official request for a name change pending for 40 years, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced Sunday that the highest mountain in the United States and...

In his weekly address, the U.S. President Barack Obama spoke about his upcoming trip to Alaska, during which he will view the effects of climate change firsthand. Alaskans are already living with the impact of climate change, with glaciers melting faster, and temperatures projected to rise between...

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday signed a decree dissolving the country's parliament and setting snap elections on September 20. This would be the debt-ridden country's fifth election in six years. Pavlopoulos has appointed a caretaker government with Greece's top judge Vassiliki...

Hurricanekatrina-082815.jpg On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's devastating impact on the Gulf Coast, the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll found that Americans are divided on whether the country is better prepared for natural disasters.

Ericcantor-082815.jpg Jeb Bush received a high-profile endorsement in his race for the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, as former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virg., announced his support for the former Florida Governor.

ScottWalker-082815.jpg Facing some criticism for his lack of foreign policy credentials, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivered an aggressive speech as part of his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Friday.

erikastorm-082815.jpg As tropical storm Erika approaches, Florida declared a state of emergency. The storm is expected to hit on late Sunday or early Monday, probably at the southern part of the State. The state Governor Rick Scott attended a briefing at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee, before issuing...

SarahPalin-082815.jpg Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has blasted ESPN for suspending baseball analyst Curt Schilling, accusing the sports network of buying into the propaganda of terrorist groups like ISIS.

Hillaryrodham-082715.jpg In remarks that drew swift condemnation from the GOP, Hillary Clinton compared the views espoused by some Republican presidential candidates on women to those of terrorist groups.

map-082715.jpg Latin American countries dominate the top of the list of the most emotional countries in the world, according to the results of a new Gallup poll.

obama1-082715.jpg As part of an ongoing effort to build support for the nuclear deal with Iran, President Barack Obama held a series of interviews with local television stations on Wednesday. The stations were strategically chosen to target Democrats who have not announced their position on the issue.

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