White House calls on factions in Burundi to 'lay down arms'
The Obama administration still recognizes President Pierre Nkurunziza but is urging him not to run for a third term.
Pentagon decides not to punish Navy nurse who refused to force-feed Guantanamo prisoners
Maybe Pentagon officials calculated that one scandalous Guantanamo story was enough for the month of May.
The US Congress has pretty much crushed the largest trade deal in history
It's a win for transparency. But not everyone's a winner.
More than half of Russians see America as a threat, and many fear US military invasion
The governments will need more than tomatoes and potatoes to convince the public they're friends again.
Putin hosts Kerry to discuss Ukraine and Syria
The secretary of state's trip marks the highest-level US visit to Russia since the conflict in Ukraine erupted in 2013.
Obama approves oil drilling in the Arctic
The president decided to grant petroleum giant Shell's request to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic, despite opposition from environmental groups.
Jeb Bush says he would have authorized 2003 US invasion of Iraq
Presumed Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says he would have authorized the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, though he acknowledged mistakes made after Saddam Hussein's fall.
Brooklyn cabbie gets life in U.S. prison over Pakistan 'honor killings'
Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder outside the United States, transmitting threats via interstate communications and immigration fraud.
Iran nuclear review bill clears hurdle in US Senate
The upper chamber voted overwhelmingly to give Congress the right to review any nuclear deal reached with Iran.
In online war with IS, the US is behind the curve: experts
The large scale and fast pace of the IS group's social media campaign poses a daunting challenge, especially for a government bureaucracy.
US appeals court rules NSA bulk data sweep illegal
The agency's massive collection of phone records was found to exceed the scope of what Congress authorized.
US cigar makers brace for a Cuban invasion
As relations with Cuba thaw, the American premium cigar market —worth an estimated $2.6 billion — may be up for grabs.
Mexicans are baffled that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight opened with Mexico's national anthem
Boxer Floyd Mayweather is American and his opponent Manny Pacquiao is Filipino. So why did the Mexican national anthem open their big match in Vegas?
Two extremist groups apparently clash in Texas
The American Freedom Defense Initiative, an anti-Muslim group, held a competition to draw caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in Texas. And gunmen responded.
U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
US-USA-SHOOTING-TEXAS:U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
This Brazilian town is crazy about the Southern Confederacy (PHOTOS)
Once a year, deep in the sugar cane fields of southern Brazil, the Confederate battle flag rises again.
American police kill civilians at a shocking rate compared to other developed countries
Freddie Gray's death is part of a bigger story.
Cameron's Conservatives have at least one New York billionaire's vote
But Mike Bloomberg also gave a couple of reasons some of the public won't be voting that way.
This hilarious video has one message: Stop talking in code about menstruation
We all know the truth about 'Aunt Flo.'
The US is finally going to soften its hostage ransom policy
US officials are expected to stop prosecuting families of American hostages who communicate with kidnappers abroad or raise funds and pay ransoms, ABC news reported Sunday.
Chile's journalists union kicked out a powerful media mogul over CIA propaganda cash
Declassified US files say the CIA paid loads of money to top Chilean newspapers to 'set the stage for the military coup.'
If Obama apologized for 1 civilian drone victim every day, it would take him 3 years
The deaths of two Western hostages are part of a bigger tragedy.
Cuba has had a lung cancer vaccine for years
With a thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, CimaVax and other breakthrough drugs developed in Cuba may soon be available to Americans.
Obama admits accidentally killing 3 Americans in counterterrorism strikes in Pakistan
One American victim, killed along with an Italian, were Al Qaeda hostages. The two other Americans were alleged Al Qaeda affiliates.
This man claims he stole Intel chip designs for China and Iran, with FBI approval
The new documentary 'El Crazy Che' tells the unbelievable tale of Argentine programmer Guillermo Gaede.
Obama saying 'wha gwan Jamaica' has already become the greatest dancehall sample of all time
Here's some of the best ways DJs have remixed the US president's patois.
US deploys carrier to Yemen waters to monitor Iran convoy
Amid reports of a nine-ship Iranian convoy in the area.
US Catholic bishop involved in child pornography case resigns
U.S. Catholic bishop in child pornography case resigns
These 22 countries have produced 119 years of Boston Marathon winners
A history of running dominance in six charts.
Six Somali-Americans arrested trying to join Islamic State
Four were detained in Minneapolis while the other two were found in San Diego.
Mexico's drug cartels are making millions robbing multinational corporations
When gunmen in Mexico carried out one of the world’s biggest ever gold heists this month, Canadian pit operator McEwen Mining was left looking at $8.5 million in lost metal.