Rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said Sunday.
President Barack Obama announced that he will bypass Congress and take steps on his own to make the necessary changes to the immigration policy.
The House Intelligence Committee chairman warns that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are looking to expand its territory across the Middle East, including Israel.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia has pulled back its troops from the eastern Ukrainian border.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accused the West on Friday of plotting to control Ukraine and said the pro-Russian insurgents in the southeast would lay down their arms only if the Ukrainian government clears out the Maidan protest camp in the capital Kiev.
U.S. and Europe are threatening economic and political consequences if Russia does not stand down in Ukraine.
55 percent of Americans give the secretary of state a favorable rating.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris this week to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to continue his push for an outline for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Abu Dhabi Monday for discussions with Emirati officials on the deteriorating situation in Syria, nuclear talks with Iran and the Middle East peace process.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ramping up criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad, calling him a “one-man super-magnet for terrorism” who could be responsible for the disintegration of Syria.