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.
Chinese stock slump hits the NYSE
Some investors fear China's turmoil is now a bigger risk than the crisis in Greece.
If you lived in the Netherlands, you'd have a 3-day weekend coming up
The average Dutch person works 30.1 hours a week.
The company that brought you the ‘poop cruise’ is now sailing for Cuba
Carnival Corporation has gotten permission from the US government.
The Pentagon is bragging about destroying war machines the Islamic State probably got from the US
The US military wants you to know that it has blown up lots of things in Iraq and Syria. It doesn't mention how the Islamic State got all these things.
EU says yes, Greece says no... Hello Grexit, goodbye euro?
Beware Greeks rejecting bailouts.
Team USA crushes Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title
The United States, winners in 1991 and 1999, became the first nation to win the crown three times.
Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking US computers
Clinton's language on China appeared to be far stronger than that usually used by President Barack Obama's Democratic administration.
With too few jobs for young workers, a global hunt for solutions
A Q&A with Dr. Peter Vogel, author of a book on "turning the economic crisis into opportunity."
US police killed more people in 3 months than Egyptian police killed in the past year
The amount of people American police kill on the job rivals the number killed by cops in a troubled country ruled by a military government.
US protester removes Confederate flag from state house
A protester scaled a flagpole on the grounds of the South Carolina legislature Saturday and removed the Confederate flag.
Big business on winning side in US top court's major rulings
The two major rulings mask the fact that the business-related rulings this year have been a mixed bag for corporate interests.
Take a hike, naked. It's a thing and has a day
They marched nude by the hundreds through forests, by lakes and along mountain trails, with many hoping to go unnoticed.
Trump to Univision: Get off my golf course
The kerfuffle over the Miss USA pageant just got real.
Key events in the history of U.S. gay rights
We've come a long way.
These are all the countries where same-sex marriage is legal (MAP)
The United States joins 20 other countries where same-sex marriage is now simply known as "marriage."
Landmark US Supreme Court ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide
The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the US Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement.
Here's why you should stop celebrating the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling
These countries should remind us just how far we have to go.
Hillary Clinton lauds apprenticeships as solution to youth unemployment
The presidential candidate touts the value of vocational training for young people and businesses in America.
Univision will no longer show Miss Universe after Trump's anti-Mexican remarks
That could hit the Donald where it hurts — his wallet.
Turns out people get angry when you say white Americans are terrorists, too
There's a common post-9/11 assumption about terrorism in the United States — that it’s mainly the work of Muslims and foreigners. It’s not.
Obama admits US government let down hostage families (VIDEO)
Will a new set of policies do enough to help the relatives of captives held abroad?
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev addressed his victims in court today. Here's what he said
The judge had the last word, and he didn't hold back.
WikiLeaks reveals US spying on French President Francois Hollande
Founder Julian Assange promised to release more documents soon.
White Americans are the biggest terror threat in the United States
Since Sept. 11, 2001, it is white supremacists and other right-wing groups that account for the majority of terrorist attacks on US soil, a new report finds.