The U.S. Senate will vote today whether to begin debate on a package of new gun regulations.
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Command said Tuesday that American forces currently have the ability to intercept a North Korean ballistic missile.
Monday's developments on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have been running even higher than usual in recent weeks:
Margaret Thatcher, who as British prime minister in the 1980s became known as the "Iron Lady" for her tough economic policies, her partnership with President Reagan in standing up to communism and the short war with Argentina over the Falklands, has died.
Fifty countries will need to ratify the treaty. In the United States, only the Senate does so, and because of the magnitude of these treaties, they require 67 votes.
The group Numbers USA aims to “educate voters” in states with senators who could play a pivotal role in the coming immigration debate.
Here are Thursday's developments in the latest round of provocative moves by the communist state.
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first U.N. treaty to regulate the estimated $60 billion global arms trade on Tuesday.
With the Senate soon to vote on initiatives including expanded background checks of gun purchasers and increased penalties for gun trafficking, a scan through data from polls about gun laws underscores how attitudes for the most part seem to be close to pre-Newtown levels.