Boston activist group credited for defeating Olympics pitch
The group tapped into a strong undercurrent of opposition, with Bostonians worried the event was too big for such a small city.
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
US-IRAN-NUCLEAR-CONGRESS:Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
Hackers take a page (literally) from Jane Austen
Researchers say literary passages are becoming a new way to hide malicious code.
The US says it's okay for Turkey to bomb the Islamic State and anti-IS Kurds at the same time
'These are two separate things,' a State Department spokesperson said of things that don't seem separate at all.
Kenyans welcome Obama as their own 'son of the soil'
But as the US president nears the end of his time in office, what legacy does he leave in Africa?
US Justice Department urged to probe Clinton emails
Part of the correspondence relates to the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.
If you thought NASA's New Horizons mission was done blowing your mind, you were wrong
Internet, journalists, comedians on high alert as Donald Trump visits US-Mexican border
Donald Trump boarded his private jet for the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday and flew headlong into fresh controversy as a border agents union announced it was boycotting his visit
Activists push US states to ban female genital mutilation
Although a federal law bans the practice throughout the country, only 24 out of 50 states have enacted legislation at the local level.
Some public hospitals win, others lose with Obamacare
US-USA-HOSPITAL-MEDICAID-INSIGHT:Some public hospitals win, others lose with Obamacare
Researchers find steep drop in immigration from Mexico to US
The number of immigrants coming from Mexico peaked in 2003.
White House finalizing plan to close Guantanamo prison
The White House is in the "final stages" of drafting a plan to close the contentious Guantanamo Bay prison and will submit it for review by lawmakers, spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday.
The US defense secretary tries to reassure the Saudis about Iran
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter landed in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as part of a regional tour aimed at reassuring Washington's allies over a nuclear deal with Iran.
The White House just launched an 'Iran Deal' Twitter account to 'set the record straight'
You'd think Obama wouldn't need shareable infographics and Twitter accounts to seal the deal, but he does.
US vows to live as 'good neighbors' with Cuba
But Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there are many differences that 'still separate our governments.'
Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment
US-USA-ELECTION-CLINTON-CAPITALGAINS:Clinton's capital gains tax plan aims at long-term investment
It's official: The Cuban flag flies in Washington now
A embassies re-open in the US and Cuba, the two formerly hostile neighbors formally restore diplomatic relations. Of course, there's still that pesky embargo.
Sailor's death lifts toll in Chattanooga shooting rampage
The death toll in the mass shooting of US military personnel in Tennessee rose to five on Saturday as investigators pursued the motive behind the rampage.
Death toll climbs to 5 in Chattanooga shooting: US military
He becomes the fifth person to die after being shot Thursday by Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, who opened fire on two military centers.
Four Marines killed in shootings in Chattanooga
Police eventually killed the gunman.
NASA prioritizing global health research on the International Space Station
Small start-ups and multinational corporations alike are getting the chance to do groundbreaking research in Low Earth Orbit.
Americans and Middle Easterners are scared of the same thing after all
Turns out ISIS really brings the world together.
This hilarious video will show you why war-hungry Republicans hate the Iran deal
You've heard of "the Expendables." Now, meet "the Dealbreakers."
Scott Walker has been 'boning up' on foreign policy. He'd better keep studying
The Wisconsin governor is the 15th Republican candidate in the 2016 race, but he's the first to compare union busting to fighting the Islamic State.
US psychology group colluded with govt 'torture' program: report
The American Psychology Association has been accused of colluding with the Pentagon and the CIA to devise ethical guidelines to support post-9/11 interrogation techniques.
Now that Boston's out, who should host the Olympics?
They may be nine years away, but the competition to host the 2024 Summer Games is already hot.
FBI says it thwarted Islamic State-inspired July 4 attacks
US-USA-SECURITY-FOURTH:FBI says it thwarted Islamic State-inspired July 4 attacks
The US Army still has 10 bases named after Confederate generals. It's not changing them
South Carolina is dropping the Confederate battle flag. Americans who still want to honor traitorous champions of slavery will have to make do with these military installations.
Optimism hard to come by as another deadline arrives in talks with Iran
It's getting hot in Vienna, literally and figuratively.
FIFA bans scandal-tainted Chuck Blazer for life
Blazer admitted to US investigators that he took more than $11 million in bribes from 2005 to 2010.