In a prime-time speech that followed two weeks of high-stakes drama, President Obama asked the American people to support a military strike against Syria, even as he pursued a diplomatic solution to the standoff.
Saying he will continue to "make the best case" in coming days for taking military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, President Obama has announced that he will speak to the American people Tuesday about why he's come to that conclusion.
Wednesday at 9 p.m. - This hour-long documentary relates the remarkable history of Mammoth Cave National Park.
The case of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning tested many complex questions about espionage, journalism and even treason. But there was always one thing that lingered as a subtext to the case: Manning's struggle with gender identity.
In Australia, former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer, a noted advocate of gun control, is telling people to stay away from America.
Native Americans at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have voted to overturned a more than century-old ban on alcohol in a decision that critics say will spur an increase in already high rates of domestic abuse, suicide and infant mortality.
Yemen is still the focus of concern as the U.S., its allies and countries across the Middle East and North Africa remain on alert for possible terrorist attacks.
Warning that "the security threat level in Yemen is extremely high," the State Department is urging any Americans in that country to "depart immediately."
The U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert because of an al-Qaida threat that is particularly significant in the Middle East and North Africa.
Few details have emerged about the U.S. plan to shut down embassies that would normally be open this Sunday.