Edward Snowden remains a fugitive from U.S. authorities over leaking secret documents about its surveillance programs.
The White House said it's asking Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis along the border with Mexico.
President Obama says he is going to use executive action to deal with what he says is a broken immigration system.
Saying that it wants to join an international treaty banning anti-personnel landmines, the U.S. announced today that it will no longer make "or otherwise acquire" anti-personnel landmines.
Citing a rise in the number of children and families attempting to immigrate into the Southwestern U.S. illegally, the Obama administration says it will use new detention facilities to house the families.
In an attempt to stop the juggernaut advance of the Sunni extremist group ISIS, Iraq's central government says the fight for the country's largest oil refinery is far from over.
The United States has captured a militant suspected of leading the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby.
Members of Congress say they are confident of sending a unified version of a bill to overhaul veterans' health care to the president by the end of the month.
New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy headlined a White House discussion on working fathers today, nine weeks after an uproar over his decision to miss the first two games of the season for the birth of his first child.
Since the news broke, Irish media have reported that at least three similar church-run facilities also have mass graveyards.