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In U.K., A Cabinet Official Quits Government Over Conflict In Gaza

In U.K., A Cabinet Official Quits Government Over Conflict In GazaA senior minister in the British government's foreign office tendered her resignation on Tuesday, protesting what she said was the U.K. government's "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza.

President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy’s Gains

President Obama Slams Congress As He Welcomes Economy’s GainsTouting rosy U.S. economic news that has come out this week, President Obama said America's recovery from a debilitating recession is well underway. But he also said the economy "could be doing even better" if Congress were working harder.

Panel Says Plan To Cut Army Strength Goes Too Far

Panel Says Plan To Cut Army Strength Goes Too FarA Pentagon plan to cut tens of thousands of soldiers from the U.S. Army's ranks in coming years goes too far given the growing global threats, including Russian aggression in Ukraine and unrest in Syria and Iraq, a bipartisan review panel says.

House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against Obama

House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against ObamaThe House voted Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama, claiming that he has overstepped the limits of his executive authority.

Conflict In Gaza: Here’s What You Need To Know Today

Conflict In Gaza: Here’s What You Need To Know TodayIn a resolution overnight, the United Nations Security Council called for an "immediate and unconditional" cease-fire in Gaza.

Desmond Tutu Backs Britain’s ‘Assisted Dying’ Bill

Desmond Tutu Backs Britain’s ‘Assisted Dying’ BillRetired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, who describes as "disgraceful" the way former South African President Nelson Mandela was treated in his last, enfeebled days, has thrown his support behind a British assisted-dying bill.

Death Toll Rises To 120 In Israeli Airstrikes On Gaza

Death Toll Rises To 120 In Israeli Airstrikes On GazaAt least 120 people in the Gaza Strip have been killed in Israeli airstrikes as both sides exchange fire across the tense border. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports that Israeli tanks and reserve troops are poised for a possible ground invasion.

As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In Russia

As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In RussiaEdward Snowden remains a fugitive from U.S. authorities over leaking secret documents about its surveillance programs.

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration CrisisThe White House said it's asking Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis along the border with Mexico.

Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action To Address Immigration System

Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action To Address Immigration SystemPresident Obama says he is going to use executive action to deal with what he says is a broken immigration system.