Remember last week when President Obama said he planned to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq? Well, the U.S. couldn't do it until the Iraqi government gave U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, through what's called a "diplomatic note."
Officials said Kerry would address the government's heavy-handed tactics against political opponents, mass trials and death sentences, as well as broader security questions. A lot of the focus of the trip, however, was on Iraq.
In a case over retaliation against a public employee who was fired after testifying about corruption, the Supreme Court says the man gave testimony as a concerned citizen and should not have been punished.
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.
A militant Sunni group continues its offensive in Iraq, taking the northern town of Tal Afar in the early morning hours.
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.
The violence in Iraq has intensified today, with al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants moving into areas close to Baghdad after capturing the cities of Mosul and Tikrit.
Just hours after another school shooting left two dead and one injured, President Obama was asked what he's going to do about these kinds of incidents.
A shooter entered an Oregon high school with a rifle yesterday and killed one student and injured a teacher, authorities said.
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.