A few hours after finishing up a hearing on the Obama administration’s proposed military intervention in Syria, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee came to a bipartisan agreement that would allow President Obama to use force against Syria, but would also give him a time limit.
Allegations that U.S. agents spied on Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto when he was a candidate during last year’s campaign have led Mexico to summon U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne and demanded “a thorough investigation.”
The Space Fence is the radar system that tracks thousands of objects orbiting Earth.
The number of Syrians forced to seek shelter abroad since civil war began in March 2011 passed the 2 million mark on Tuesday with no sign of the outflow ending soon…
The White House is working with Congressional leaders to shape a resolution that authorizes the type of military action that would send a “clear message” to President Bashar Assad and cripple the Syrian leader’s “capability to use chemical weapons not just now but in the future,” President Obama said Tuesday.
On her fifth try, the 64-year-old Nyad became the first person to swim unaided from Cuba to Florida, a distance of more than 100 miles.
Nelson Mandela, still in critical condition with a chronic lung infection, was discharged from a hospital Sunday and taken by ambulance to his home in Johannesburg after three months of intensive care.
Lawmakers, many of whom had urged President Obama to seek authority from Congress before going ahead with a military strike against Syria, were largely positive about his decision to do just that.
Two months after she joined a landmark Supreme Court decision that the federal government must recognize gay marriages, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was officiating such a wedding.