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U.S. Sending Team To Help With Search For Abducted Nigerian Girls

U.S. Sending Team To Help With Search For Abducted Nigerian GirlsNigeria has accepted a U.S. offer to send a team that could help in the search for 276 girls who were abducted from a school last month, the State Department said today.

Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court Finds

Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court FindsA city council in upstate New York is not violating the Constitution when it opens its meetings with a prayer, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday with a 5-4 vote.

North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills Near Southern Border

North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills Near Southern BorderNorth Korea has conducted live artillery drills near a disputed western maritime border with the South just days after President Obama and his South Korean counterpart urged Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.

Rescue Workers Erect Memorial To Washington Mudslide Victims

Rescue Workers Erect Memorial To Washington Mudslide VictimsRescue workers still searching for bodies from the March 22 landslide that killed at least 39 people near the town of Oso, Washington, erected a simple, but moving memorial to the victims of the tragedy.

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’

Obama: Passing Of Fort Hood Victims ‘Shakes Our Soul’The killing of three soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, "shakes our soul," President Obama said on Wednesday.

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In Oso

Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In OsoIt's been two weeks since the massive mudslide came down on a tiny mountain community in Washington state. The disaster killed 30 people; 13 are still missing.

White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert Program

White House: Creation Of ‘Cuban Twitter’ Was Not Covert ProgramThe funding of a social media platform designed to undermine the Cuban government was not a covert American operation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during his regular press briefing on Thursday.

Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds 6 Million

Obamacare Enrollment Exceeds 6 MillionWith the enrollment deadline looming, the Obama administration says 6 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the exchanges set up by the federal government.

NATO Chief Concerned Over Russian Troops On Ukraine Border

NATO Chief Concerned Over Russian Troops On Ukraine BorderNATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he's concerned about a massing of Russian troops along the eastern border with Ukraine, saying that the alliance was focused on "effective deterrence and defense."

Ukraine Orders Its Troops Out Of Crimea As G7 Meets On Crisis

Ukraine Orders Its Troops Out Of Crimea As G7 Meets On CrisisUkraine announced the pullout of its troops from Crimea after Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula and took control most of the military bases there.