Members of the Texas and Louisiana delegation are pressing for fast action when lawmakers return to Capitol Hill next week from their summer recess.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
International aid agencies are preparing for what the United Nations estimates could be an exodus of as many as one million people.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action on the refugee crisis and violent extremism.
By Nedra Pickler, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday that it is sending small unarmed drones, armored Humvees and other assistance to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Lethal weapons were not included, to the dismay of some U.S. lawmakers.
By PBS NewsHour
The New York doctor infected with Ebola was working in Guinea for Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian organization that deploys specialists to provide medical help in crisis zones all over the world. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro offers a…
By PBS NewsHour
By News Desk and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The International Monetary Fund board has approved a two-year, $17 billion loan package for Ukraine, hinging on country-wide economic reforms. The changes included raising taxes, freezing the minimum wage and raising energy prices -- all steps that could hit households…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The incremental assistance would…
Residents of the Yarmouk refugee camp just south of Damascus are starving, and many are resorting to eating cats and dogs and foraging for weeds, as the Syrian civil war enters its fourth year, a new Amnesty International report…
Internal splintering of Syrian rebel groups leads U.S., U.K. to suspend aid…
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