Secretary Duncan is one of the only remaining members of President Obama's original cabinet.
Both the Democratic front-runner and the Republican rising star think the US should declare and enforce a no-fly zone in Syria. Military experts say it could set up a showdown with Russia that would be best to avoid.
When the usual adjectives won't do, a bomb-riding war monger is becoming a go-to image for what pundits see as absurd moments in politics.
The twice-convicted murderer was executed in Virginia Thursday night, despite concerns over injection drugs and insistence from his lawyers that he suffered from intellectual disability.
Hurricane Joaquin may be remaining out at sea for now, but states along the East Coast are bracing for heavy rains and the possibility of life-threatening flooding even if the hurricane decides to not make landfall.
President Obama addressed the nation after a gunman killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Thursday, urging that 'thoughts and prayers are not enough.'
After the Vatican confirmed a secret meeting between the two this week, Pope Francis is now backing off his support for embattled county clerk Kim Davis.
Events that will roll out over the next month will aim to seal support among Latinos.