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Obama-072514.jpg Despite calls from some leading conservatives, the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released Friday showed that a vast majority of Americans do not believe that President Barack Obama should be impeached and removed from office.

The UN Special Rapporteur on human trafficking has called on States, non-State actors and all individuals of the human family to stand up against what is now a multi-million dollar global business. Marking the first-ever World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on Friday, Joy Ezeilo urged States to...

Russia's decision to fire artillery from within Russia onto Ukrainian military positions transforms the security environment throughout Eastern Europe, according to the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. "You've got a Russian government that has made the conscious decision to use its military...

DurableGoodsOrders-072514.jpg After reporting an unexpected drop in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that durable goods orders rebounded by more than expected in the month of June.

The International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Annual Report for 2013 has been released. It highlights the Agency's wide range of technical and scientific activities being carried out in continued support of the needs of its Member States, and a review of developments related to nuclear issues. The...

A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, finds that more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United...

The United States has called on Iraq's leaders to take the next step in their democratic process by choosing a prime minister and forming a government. The call was made by US State Department's Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf in a statement congratulating the Iraqi people on the election of their...

The United Nations in a flagship report released Thursday, said reducing vulnerability and strengthening resilience are critical to securing human development progress. The 2014 Human Development Report, launched in Tokyo by the UN Development Program (UNDP), examines the risks posed by natural or...

On Thursday, the Government of Tunisia closed on its offering of a $500 million sovereign bond issuance guaranteed by the United States, acting through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). As President Obama noted during the April visit of Tunisian Prime Minister Joma to Washington,...

NewHomeSales-072414.jpg New home sales in the U.S. showed a notable decrease in the month of June, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday, with the steep drop offsetting the jump seen in the previous month.

The European Court of Human Rights has found Poland complicit in the US Government's rendition, secret detention, and torture of alleged terrorism suspects. The court was ruling on complaints filed by two alleged members of al-Qaeda that they were subjected to torture by the CIA during their detention...

JoblessClaims-072414.jpg After reporting a modest drop in first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that initial jobless claims unexpectedly fell to their lowest level in over eight years in the week ended July 19th.

Though the United States must protect its people and is helping Iraq to face the threat posed by the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, it is up to Iraq to do the heavy lifting, a senior Defense Department official said on Wednesday. Elissa Slotkin, performing the duties of the...

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has authorized more temporary housing to shelter an additional 5,000 unaccompanied alien children anticipated to arrive in the United States from Central America in the coming months. Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren said Hagel approved the additional space...

The United States has lifted its ban on US carriers flying to the Ben Gurion airport in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, where a rocket fired by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip landed on Tuesday. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered three US carriers - Delta, United and US Airways...