The United States has expressed its disgust with the decision of Ukrainian authorities to meet the peaceful protest in Kyiv's Maidan Square with riot police, bulldozers, and batons, rather than with respect for democratic rights and human dignity.
"This response is neither acceptable nor does it befit...
Two independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced concern about the fate of an Algerian man, who was recently transferred from the Guantanamo Bay detention center to his home country last week.
Djamel Saiid Ali Ameziane fled Algeria two decades ago to escape persecution.
He and countryman...
US Secretary of State John Kerry has told the the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee that the national security of the United States is stronger under the P5+1's First Step Agreement With Iran on its Nuclear Program.
In his testimony at Tuesday's hearing on "The Iran Nuclear Deal:...
New York State's Court of Appeals ruled that a reporter with Fox News will not be forced to disclose her confidential sources that gave her information for her story about the shooting massacre that occurred during a midnight screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in Colorado in 2012. The ruling, made on Tuesday, reversed a previous ruling made by a lower court.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., stood side by side Tuesday evening in Washington D.C. as they announced the details of a bipartisan budget agreement that would fund the United States government for the next two fiscal years.
U.S. lawmakers have announced a compromise budget deal to fund the government.
The budget for 2014 would be set at $1.012 trillion, and the budget for 2015 would be $1.014 trillion.
"I'm proud of this agreement," lead Republican negotiator Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told reporters at a press conference...
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Washington) stood side by side on Tuesday evening in Washington D.C., announcing the details of a budget agreement that would fund the United States government for the next two fiscal years.
The bipartisan deal comes after intensive negotiations...
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Asian cities of Jerusalem, Ramallah, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Tacloban, and Manila from December 11-18, the US State Department said in a press release issued Tuesday.
In Jerusalem, Kerry will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to...
After years of debate, federal regulators have voted to approve the final version of a rule designed to prevent federally insured banks from engaging in risky trading. The final rules prohibit banks from engaging in short-term proprietary trading of certain securities, derivatives, commodity futures and options on these instruments merely for profit.
After last month's controversial move to change the filibuster rules for most presidential nominations, the Senate voted Tuesday to approve Patricia Millett's nomination to be a judge on the U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit.
The Senate voted 56 to 38 in favor of Millett's nomination, with Republican Sens. Susan Collins, R-Me., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Ak., joining with most Democrats.
Facing a rocky beginning to his second term, President Barack Obama is reportedly tapping longtime Democratic strategist John Podesta to return to the White House. Podesta, who served as White House Chief of Staff under President Bill Clinton, will reportedly serve as "counselor to the President" for the next year.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday joined scores world leaders at the official memorial service in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela. A vociferous crowd braving rain paid tribute to Mandela, whom they affectionately call 'Madiba,' by dancing and singing in FNB stadium in Johannesburg.
The girlfriend of George Zimmerman wants to drop the charges she has filed against him and has asked a judge to lift the order that blocks the two of them from seeing each other. Zimmerman was arrested back in November after his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe told authorities that Zimmerman had pointed a shotgun at her, broken a glass table and then pushed her out of the house.
Wholesale inventories in the U.S. rose by much more than expected in the month of October, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Tuesday. The report said wholesale inventories jumped by 1.4 percent in October following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent increase in September. Economists had been expecting inventories to increase by about 0.4 percent.
Tens of thousands of South Africans joined scores of world leaders at the official memorial service in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
A vociferous crowd braving rain paid tribute to Mandela, whom they affectionately call 'Madiba,' by dancing and singing in the FNB...