There are reports of anti-government forces approaching the capital.
The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.
Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties — including staunch liberals and conservatives — have united behind a bill that supporters say addresses a heart-rending issue beyond politics: the millions of foreign children languishing in orphanages or otherwise at risk because they have no immediate family.
Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties have united behind a bill that would encourage more adoptions of foreign orphans by Americans.
Last summer, while Jake Sullivan was traveling with his boss, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he quietly disappeared during a stop in Paris. He showed up again a few days later, rejoining Clinton’s traveling contingent in Mongolia.
A federal prosecutor is defending the arrest and strip-search of an Indian diplomat held on visa charges.
CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it.
U.S. military officials say a Chinese warship nearly collided with an American Navy guided missile cruiser operating in international waters.
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels.
A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.