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…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Senior executives from Mitsubishi Materials held a press conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles on Sunday to formally apologize for using American prisoners of war as forced laborers during World War II.
Nearly $1.3 billion are sent to Somalis in the form of remittances each year according to Oxfam, $215 million of which are sent from the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
Puerto Rico’s financial crisis has been well-documented over the last few weeks, but a new report in the Washington Post sheds light on how Congress may have played a role in the fiscal troubles being felt in the U.S. commonwealth.
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