The Islamic State's involvement in terror attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait remains unproven. But the group aspires to be a player in global terrorism.
Overlap with such forces shouldn't be a surprise: America's wars in Iraq have required painful compromises all along.
The White House will announce looser restrictions on private ransoms for hostages, while appointing a special envoy to lead the government’s contacts with foreign nations on hostage matters.
The world hasn't seen a refugee crisis on this scale since 1945. Australia's hard-hearted policy of offshore internment camps is criticized by human rights groups, but popular with voters.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he wants to ban license plates picturing the Confederate flag emblem, including ones belonging to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Al Awri al-Harzi, a Benghazi suspect described as a mid-level Islamic State operative, was killed in a drone strike June 15 while driving a car in Mosul, the Pentagon said.
Probably not. But an amicable agreement between the IMF, Germany, Greece and others on handling the country's massive debt is likely to take more time.
The alleged killer of nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, SC, appears to have been inspired by a website dedicated to framing white Americans as victims of African-Americans.
For neo-Nazis and white supremacists, a Rhodesian flag is more than just decoration.
Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to the US, has launched a broadside against the Obama administration.
US airstrikes appear to have killed Al Qaeda's number two in Yemen and over a dozen jihadis near the Libyan city of Benghazi. The question is whether the Pentagon's ongoing assassination campaign is doing any good.
The killing of Nasser al-Wuhayshi is described as the most significant setback to Al Qaeda since the death of Osama Bin Laden in 2011. But counterterrorism officials warn that the group's threat remains potent.
The Sunday Times says Edward Snowden's files are in the hands of Russian and Chinese officials. The former NSA contractor's defenders say they couldn't be. Neither side is convincing.
Mokhtar Belmokhtar, an Algerian militant known as 'The Uncatchable,' had been supposedly killed several times before. Libyan officials said the US airstrike over this weekend had killed him.
Save the Children has been in Pakistan for more than three decades and is the largest aid organization there. The government has accused it of a role in the US bid to find Osama bin Laden.