A Republican former senator's deathbed wish to apologize for anti-Muslim rhetoric is echoed by many others whose politics sometimes clash with their faith and ethics.
The war on terror has swung between full-scale war and avoiding quagmires. In the fight against ISIS, Obama and the Pentagon are seeking a new model.
Nearly 350,000 Somali refugees may be displaced once again. The government says Dadaab is a breeding ground for the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group al-Shabaab, which has launched several attacks on Kenyan soil.
A US-Afghan raid in Pakistan on a suspected al Qaeda compound resulted in the unexpected rescue of the kidnapped son of a former Pakistani prime minister.
Despite constant threats from Al Shabab, as well as government forces, Somalia's journalists remain resilient and push for a Somali free from oppression.
President Barack Obama will host the last of four Nuclear Security Summits, starting this week. Critics say that these summits are no longer living up to their early promise of limiting nuclear proliferation.
The young man had attempted to cross into Syria along the southern border. He told officials he had made contact with the terrorist group online.