Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart have reached a deal that calls for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons. The plan, which Kerry announced in a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Saturday, gives Syria a week to detail its chemical arsenal.
Amid reports that Syrian President Bashar Assad may be willing to give up his chemical weapons as his strongest ally has suggested he do, the Obama administration expressed skepticism Tuesday.
Much is being made about the symbolism of the seating at the G-20 summit of world leaders, which begins Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, and what it supposedly says about U.S.-Russian relations.
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.”
As it lays the groundwork for a potential military strike against Syria, the Obama administration says it is all but certain that President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against his own people last week.
“It was feeling like some kind of Klan rally.” That’s the reaction of spectator Perry Beam to Saturday’s appearance at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., of a rodeo clown wearing a mask meant to look like President Obama and what happened during his performance.
The head of the U.S. Postal Service has acknowledged that every piece of domestic mail is photographed for processing and that the information is sometimes made available to law enforcement, according to The Associated Press.
An amendment that would have limited a phone records collection program run by the National Security Agency failed in the House of Representatives, this afternoon.
The Senate approved a sweeping immigration bill Thursday, endorsing a bill that would put millions of immigrants who illegally entered the United States on a path to citizenship.
In a 45-minute interview with PBS’ Charlie Rose, President Obama defended a government program that collects vast data about the electronic activity of Americans.