By Larisa Epatko
Despite the recent ratcheting up of efforts to contain Ebola in West Africa, "we are not moving fast enough," said President Barack Obama on Thursday at the United Nations. "It’s a marathon, but you have to run it like a…
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By Jenny Marder
What’s with all these climate protests? This week’s protests were timed to today’s United Nation’s climate summit in New York. The street demonstration in Manhattan on Sunday was believed to be the single biggest climate protest -- ever. More than…
NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama said at the U.N. Climate Summit on Tuesday that the United States accepts responsibility for its part in climate change and will lead the way in doing something about it.
By Margaret Warner
NEW YORK -- The president of the Syrian National Coalition -- whose "moderate rebel forces" President Barack Obama and Congress have committed to help -- said his fighters will use those stepped-up resources against President Bashar Assad's government forces, not…
NEW YORK CITY -- President Barack Obama kicks off the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly here with a speech Tuesday morning that emphasizes the continuing challenges in the Middle East and North Africa, and the need for the…
In our news wrap Thursday, the death toll rose to 355 after a massive earthquake in southwestern Pakistan, where survivors having been pleading for more help. Authorities said security issues have prevented rescuers from reaching victims. Also, the Somali extremist…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rebuked U.S. spying programs in her address to the UN General Assembly. Leaked documents previously revealed the NSA intercepted Brazilian phone calls and emails. Also, for the first time former Pope…
Welcome to the NewsHour's live-blog of the U.N. General Assembly, where more than 120 world leaders and envoys met in New York City. View highlights below from three days of the 67th session.
When more than 120 world leaders and envoys meet at the United Nations this week, they are expected to discuss the deteriorating situation in Syria and tensions over a nuclear Iran, but not much "substantive diplomacy" is expected.
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