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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.

kingsalman-082715.jpg Saudi Arabia's King Sheikh Salman will visit U.S. next week. On his first visit, after raising to the throne in January, the King will meet Obama on September 5.

donaldtrump-082715.jpg Despite numerous controversies, real estate mogul Donald Trump continues to expand his lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University National poll released on Thursday.

Two soldiers of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan who were killed in an insider attack Wednesday have been identified as American airmen. Two individuals wearing Afghan National Defense and Security Forces uniforms opened fire on the vehicle they were traveling in near Camp Antonik,...

Usain Bolt has completed a sprint double at the World Athletic Championships by winning 100 and 200 meter gold. In the 200 meter final Thursday, he edged past Justin Gatlin with a display of supreme confidence. Bolt finished in 19.55 seconds, his fastest time since the Olympic final at London 2012. It...

The next three crew members bound for the International Space Station are set to launch to the orbital outpost Wednesday. Sergei Volkov of Russia, Andreas Mogensen of European Space Agency and Aidyn Aimbetov of the Kazakh Space Agency will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 10:34...

Virginia-shooting-082715.jpg A man who fatally shot two US journalists Wednesday during a live TV interview in Virginia said in a fax he sent to ABC News before killing himself, that what triggered the carnage was his reaction to the racism of the Charleston church shooting. WDBJ7 TV channel's reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were shot dead during a live morning broadcast at the Bridgewater Plaza shop

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