The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. Almost never mentioned is John Jay.
By Andrew Mach, Rialda Zukic
Germany allows new parents to take up to 14 months of parental leave on 65 percent of their salary. The U.S. offers no guaranteed paid leave for mothers or fathers. See how countries across the globe compare.
By David Crary, Associated Press
Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them - but they've also waned in states where abortion rights are protected. Nearly everywhere, in red states and blue, abortions are down since 2010.
By Larisa Epatko
Much like people try to achieve work-life balance, countries that engage civil society, battle corruption and take care of the environment -- rather than just focusing on economic growth -- tend to serve their populations best.
By Laura Santhanam
A new Pew Research Center report compares attitudes about long-term care and aging in the United States, Italy and Germany.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
CAMP DAVID, Maryland — U.S. and Afghan leaders laid the groundwork Monday for new relations between the two countries linked for years as war partners, including plans to seek American funding to maintain an Afghan security force of 352,000 and…
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 Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. signs with Iran over its nuclear program.
By Julie Pace, Aron Heller, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday that his plans to address Congress are not aimed at disrespecting President Barack Obama, even as he assailed the U.S. leader's bid for a nuclear deal with Iran as a threat…
Authorities alleged the person who sent the package falsely completed the customs declaration, labeling the item a holiday "art craft" worth 30 euros and including a cheeky message: "Joyeux Noel" (Merry Christmas).
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