The itinerary for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States was released Tuesday. His first stop is DC and the planning is underway.
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution — part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines that will be released Wednesday.
A British man who was extradited to the United States with his wife to face fraud charges was sentenced Thursday to four years in federal prison.
Every Veterans Day, a different kind of ceremony is held.
President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
U.S. and coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, but it may yet fall under the extremists’ control because air power alone cannot prevent it, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.
The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is “a cultural issue” in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is “we’re going to take care of it.”
The sneaky tactics used to attack the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000 were similar to a ruse the United States considered acceptable during World War II, a lawyer said Wednesday in seeking dismissal of six of the 11 charges facing the Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the bombing that killed 17 U.S. sailors.
Out of control. World health experts say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control it.
House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.