The demographic makeup of America is undergoing a visible change, and with it, America’s culture -- dominated by white Christian culture -- and American power structures are shifting, too. That’s the premise of Robert Jones’ new book, “The End of…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Usain Bolt dashed to the finish of the 4x100 meter relay on Friday, out-striding his competition to complete his third Olympic sweep of the 100 and 200 meter springs and the 4x100 meter relay.
By Michael D. Regan and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
Iran's release of Americans prisoners puts Republicans vowing to isolate Tehran in a tough spot, removing an argument that the U.S. should not lift sanctions while Americans are being held.
By Michael D. Regan and Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
Congress has given the U.S. military more control over drone strikes in Iraq and Syria that could lead to an increase in civilian casualties, activists say. Many details of the strikes remain secret.
By Associated Press
It will be the second face-to-face meeting between Obama and Castro since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations late last year.
By Larisa Epatko, Colleen Shalby
Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba and the Eastern United States took up much of the week. See how much you know about the Holy Father in our five-minute quiz.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro had a rare phone call Friday ahead of Pope Francis' impending visit to both their nations.
By PBS NewsHour
The White House has announced that 10,000 Syrians will be resettled in the U.S. over the next year. How will those refugees be selected? Daryl Grisgraber of Refugees International and former Deputy National Security Advisor Juan Zarate join Hari Sreenivasan…
By Justin Scuiletti
Sea turtles have delivered a nesting season for the record books.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Defense Department is taking another look at the military prison in Kansas and the Navy Brig in South Carolina as it evaluates potential U.S. facilities to house detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, part of the Obama…
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