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Amid the unprecedented military assault on eastern Aleppo, where fireballs from incendiary bombs "light up the pitch darkness," the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria strongly appealed to the Security Council - particularly permanent members Russia and the United States - to rescue a recently collapsed...

TedCruz-092316.jpg After initially refusing to endorse Donald Trump, Senate Ted Cruz, R-Tex., announced Friday that he will vote for the Republican presidential nominee. In a statement posted on Facebook, Cruz said he decided to support Trump after many months of careful consideration, prayer and searching his own conscience.

hillaryclinton-092316.jpg With the first presidential debate looming, the results of a new McClatchy-Marist poll show that Hillary Clinton's lead over Donald Trump has narrowed significantly. The poll showed Clinton with a 48 percent to 41 percent lead over Trump among likely voters nationwide.

chuckgrassley-092316.jpg Two leading Republican Senators have sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson questioning the administration's apparent efforts to expedite the processing of citizenship applications before the upcoming presidential election.

The US Department of State has said it intends to raise the passport execution fee by $10, from $25 to $35. The Department of State Thursday published a notice of proposed rule-making that notifies the public of the intention to change the passport execution fee. The passport execution fee is applicable...

Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans, a new report finds. In 2014 alone, older Americans experienced 29 million falls causing seven million injuries and costing an estimated $31...

Friday, the Hillary Clinton Campaign released a new TV ad "Mirrors," which it said underlines Donald Trump's hateful and offensive message that he's sending to girls across the country. The ad shows little girls and young women looking in the mirror as they hear Trump's own words and asks, "Is this...

trump1-092316.jpg The Donald J. Trump campaign announced the formation of a new group to provide advisory support to the GOP White House candidate on those issues and policies important to Catholics and other people of faith in America. The Catholic Advisory Group is a key element of the Faith and Cultural Advisory...

The embedded carbon emissions from the oil, gas, and coal in currently operating fields and mines, if they run to the end of their projected lifetimes, will take the world just beyond the threshold for dangerous climate change, a new study has found. The study scientifically grounds the growing movement...

DonaldTrumpCampaignRally-092316.jpg Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has seen an increase in support in several key battleground states, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released on Friday. The poll found that Trump leads Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in Georgia and Iowa and has narrowed the gap against the former Secretary of State in Colorado and Virginia.

The Donald J. Trump Campaign has criticized Hillary Clinton's new proposal to increase the death tax rate from 45 percent to 65 percent. "It is the height of hypocrisy for Hillary Clinton to offer an even more dramatic hike in the death tax at the same time she uses exotic tax loopholes reserved for...

Trump-EnergyPlan-092316.jpg In a speech outlining his energy policy, Donald Trump made it clear that he is continuing to push a fossil fuel agenda. Trump told the Shale Insight conference in Pittsburgh Thursday that he will open up federal lands for oil and gas production, open offshore areas, and revoke policies that are imposing unnecessary restrictions on innovative new exploration technologies. Stressing the need for a

capitol-092216.jpg Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., introduced a stopgap spending measure Thursday to prevent a government shutdown, although the bill is likely to face opposition from Democrats. The short-term continuing resolution would fund the government through December 9th and provides $1.1 billion in supplemental funding to combat the Zika virus.

trump3-092216.jpg Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has expressed support for the controversial policy of "stop-and-frisk" as part of an effort to reduce crime. In a town hall hosted by Sean Hannity of Fox News on Wednesday, Trump was asked what he would do to address "violence in the black community" and "black-on-black crime."

whitehouse-092216.jpg Amid questions about the health of the two major party candidates, the results of a new Gallup poll show that a slim majority of Americans think a president should publicly release all medical information that might affect his or her ability to serve. Fifty-one percent of Americans said a president should release all medical information.

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