Months after denying that the CIA could have been snooping on Senate staff, agency director John Brennan has apologized to Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Saxby Chambliss.
Foreign policy was once a strong suit for President Obama, but polls now show widespread disapproval of his handling of foreign affairs. The White House insists that Obama is leading the way in global hot spots like Ukraine, but his cautious and measured strategy may require more patience than many Americans are willing to grant.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing reports that his administration interfered with the work of an anti-corruption commission that he created — and then abruptly disbanded.
Cooking dinner, having sex and going to the bathroom are three of the riskiest things you can do in many parts of the world.
It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author in a new paper published in Nature describes it as “a lemon with an equatorial bulge.”
The law, championed by Gov. Scott Walker, sparked mass protests in the state capitol and attracted national attention. The decision gives Walker an important election-year victory.
The 93-year-old main burst earlier this week, spewing water into a parking garage on campus.
A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don’t order the gravy bowl.
Israel called up 16,000 reservists, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas “with or without a ceasefire.”
The team’s effort had been thwarted for a week by heavy fighting. But the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said experts were finally able to reach the site using a new route.
After talks with creditors broke down, the country has defaulted on its debt for the second time in more than 12 years. This could mean higher interest rates and higher inflation for Argentina.
Mummies from Ancient Egypt, Peru and the U.S. all show signs of hardened arteries. But why? Researchers say bad hygiene, open hearths and maybe some deeply ingrained genetic factors were to blame.
More young adults and teens are swapping sun tanning and sightseeing on vacations for working in orphanages, building schools and teaching English abroad.
Votes are set Thursday in both the GOP-led House and Democratic-controlled Senate on bills addressing the young migrants seeking refuge. But the competing bills have little chance of being reconciled.
Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.