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The US State Department, along with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is facilitating a medical evacuation for two US citizens who have been infected by Ebola in West Africa, it was announced Friday. "The safety and security of US citizens is our paramount concern. Every precaution...

Three ships from the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) have arrived in the port of Halifax, Canada for a scheduled port visit ahead of exercises with US and Canadian navies, the western military alliance said Friday. Group Commander Rear Adm. Brad Williamson was quoted as saying in a NATO statement...

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday strongly condemned an attack by the Palestinian militants that led to the killing of two Israeli soldiers and the apparent abduction of another. The incident reportedly prompted Israel to resume strikes in Gaza. "It was an outrageous violation of the cease-fire...

Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe and the commander of US European Command, visited US soldiers in Turkey assigned to NATO-controlled Patriot missile units deployed to defend against possible attack from neighboring Syria, the Pentagon said Friday. "While it's unfortunate...

FI-IMAGE-051909_01Aug14.jpg A day after being forced to scrap a vote on a bill to address the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border, House Republican leaders are trying to craft new legislation that will appease their more conservative colleagues.

Capitol-080114.jpg Lawmakers are leaving town for the August recess with a lot still on their plates, but the Senate did manage to pass legislation to reform the Veterans Affairs Department and provide continued highway funding on Thursday.

EricCantor-080114.jpg Shortly after stepping down as House Majority Leader, Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Virg., revealed that he intends to resign from Congress rather than wait for his current term to expire.

ConstructionSpending-080114.jpg With spending on public construction showing a substantial decrease, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that U.S. construction spending unexpectedly saw a sharp drop in the month of June.

ISM-PMI-080114.jpg Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at a notably faster rate in the month of July, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Friday, with the index of activity in the sector climbing to a three-year high.

consumerspending-080114.jpg Consumer sentiment in the U.S. deteriorated by less than previously estimated in the month of July, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday.

PersonalIncome-080114.jpg Personal income and spending in the U.S. both increased in line with economist estimates in the month of June, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Friday.

NonfarmPayroll-080114.jpg After reporting a sharp jump in U.S. employment in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing that employment rose by less than expected in the month of July. The report said non-farm payroll employment increased by 209,000 jobs in July.

In the wake of the recent downing of a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, the United Nations and its partners have set up a task force to reduce the risks of civilian planes flying over conflict areas and ensure that the "right information reaches the right people at the right time." The decision...

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the United States will be sending a small delegation to Cairo to assist and take part in Egypt-mediated negotiations to find a sustainable cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, the radical Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip. After a deadly 24-day-long...

The United States on Thursday condemned Israel's shelling on a UN-run school housing Palestinian civilians in Gaza, and urged the Jewish nation to ensure the safety of Palestinian civilians in the ongoing conflict. At least 16 people were killed when artillery shells struck a UN-run school designated...