U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights across the strategic region.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Donald Trump outlined an unreleased position paper to improve veterans' health care and other services on Saturday, as he faces continued criticism for failing to provide policy specifics.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Pressure on China over its claims to most of the strategic South China Sea went up a couple of notches this week.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Even as President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops back to Iraq and ordered the military to stay in Afghanistan, he insisted Syria would remain off limits for American ground forces. Now the president has crossed his own red line.
By PBS NewsHour
President Obama on Saturday called on states to cut back on standardized testing for U.S. school kids, who, on average, take eight of them every year, from pre-K through 12th grade every year. The Obama administration also released a testing…
By Associated Press
Targeting one of education’s most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time and said the government shares responsibility for turning tests into the be-all and end-all of American schools.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The chairman of the panel investigating the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks said Sunday that new information reveals a "total disconnect" between the security needs of U.S. personnel on the ground and the political priorities of Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The U.S. military is confirming that an airstrike in Syria by the U.S.-led coalition has killed a top al-Qaida commander.
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
Democrats are talking about guns in politics again. President Barack Obama is mulling more action on gun control, Hillary Clinton says she won't be "silenced" on guns, and at the Democrats' first debate, candidates jockeyed for bragging rights over who…
By Associated Press
Donald Trump says that had he been president, the Sept. 11 hijackers likely would not have gotten into the U.S. in the first place.
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