Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi says he crossed into Mexico with firearms illegal in that country by mistake. Mexican authorities aren't convinced. Critics blame US authorities for doing too little to secure his release.
UN Millennium Development Goals report shows how 'bold targeting' has reduced the gap between boys and girls attending primary school, malaria mortality, and the number of people living without improved water sources.
Al Qaeda follower Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri has a talent for building hard-to-detect bombs, and now intelligence indicates that he has ties to an Islamist group whose members include Westerners – who don't need visas to travel to the US.
The parties to the Iran nuclear talks are likely to carry on marathon negotiations over the next two weeks. Each side is calling on the other to take the big steps necessary to make a comprehensive agreement possible.
Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah was in federal court Saturday, charged with providing support and resources to terrorists in the deadly 2012 attack. His capture is unlikely to benefit President Obama politically.
The $500 million Obama is requesting to train and arm Syrian rebels, the first direct US military aid in the three-year civil war, is part of a counterterrorism initiative and not directed against the Assad regime.
Secretary of State John Kerry today signaled that the US is 'open to discussions' with Iran about how to shore up Iraq's Maliki government against advancing Sunni extremists and avert all-out sectarian war.