The city is the latest Southern institution to separate itself from symbols viewed by many as tied to racism and white supremacy. But those opposed to the removal say the city is shucking away its history and its identity.
The president insisted on Twitter that Mexico would pay for the wall 'eventually.'
While Islamic State sends out suicide bombers and snipers in Mosul to the east, the Kurdish authorities in Erbil are already looking ahead to the day when they can pull in more visitors.
A new report notes an alarming spike in the use of torture by Afghan police, soldiers, and intelligence officers.
The May 7 battle will shape the future of France and the European Union.
The nation's largest state hasn't executed anyone in over a decade, but recent laws have meant that the state is slowly preparing to use capital punishment again.
The President is up against a budget deadline even as he tries to push forward policy successes before the symbolic 100-day mark of his administration.
The library has published online catalog of World War II war crimes files that is now accessible to visitors to the Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide or the US Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.
Many retailers that were contemplating a complicated and costly shift of supply lines closer to the US are now changing their calculus to fight a border tax bill in Congress.
The Guardian Council approved six candidates for next month's election, including incumbent president Hassan Rouhani, but not the controversial former president who held office from 2005 to 2013.
The state originally wanted to put eight inmates to death before its supply of a drug used in lethal injection expires at the end of April. Overcoming last minute legal hurdles, the first inmate, Ledell Lee, was executed Thursday night.
Yugoslavia's breakup a quarter-century ago unleashed wars that killed about 140,000 people and unleashed deep ethnic hostilities. Today, the region’s carefully calibrated path to recovery hangs in the balance.
Adding to tensions around the tightest presidential race in recent memory, a gunman open fired in Paris Thursday evening. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.
How a win by the nationalist in the coming French presidential elections – a distant but conceivable outcome – would change France and Europe.
Local media broadcast footage of the Arc de Triomphe monument and top half of the Champs-Elysees packed with police vans and heavily armed police shutting the area down.