A final deal on a changing immigration laws is at hand but still incomplete, according to two of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators collaborating on it.
The United States spent nearly $4 million on the the pensions, travel, office space, staff of former presidents.
After four years of self-imposed exile, Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has come home. His plan is to run for office and reclaim political influence, but death threats and legal battles complicate his return.
The responsibility for counterterrorism operations involving unmanned drones could soon begin shifting from the CIA to the Pentagon as part of Obama administration efforts to mollify critics who say the program lacks transparency
President Obama landed in Israel this morning, marking the first time he visits the country as president.
While state-controlled media in Syria are claiming that opposition forces are responsible for what may have been a chemical weapon attack Tuesday in the city of Aleppo, rebel spokesman Qassim Saadeddine is telling Reuters that the opposition was “not behind this attack.”
The National Labor Relations Board says it will ask the Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that invalidated three of President Obama’s recess appointments, casting a legal cloud over more than 1,000 board actions over the past year.
Every year, it’s a time of tension. But this year, the North seems to be acting on its threats. A hotline between the South and North rang unanswered today. And Pyongyang’s state mouthpiece is warning the ceasefire that ended the Korean war is now invalid.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai claims the U.S. is holding talks outside Afghanistan with the Afghan Taliban.
Times were different in 1996 when he signed the Defense of Marriage Act into law, former President Bill Clinton writes in today’s Washington Post.