The White House said on Monday that it does not rule out a visit made by US President Barack Obama to Cuba "over the course of next year".
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will not join other leaders of Gulf states for a summit with US President Barack Obama scheduled for next week.
A new university course is delving into the study of selfies, self-portraits taken on cellphones, to analyze its cultural meaning and self-expression in the modern world.
Part of a New York state nuclear power plant remained offline Sunday after a transformer fire created another problem: thousands of gallons of oil leaking into the Hudson River.
A nuclear power reactor 40 miles north of New York City was shut down on Saturday after a transformer fire, but officials said the Indian Point plant was stable and there was no threat to residents nearby.
US Attorney General Loretta Lynch will launch a federal probe into whether Baltimore's police department has engaged in a "pattern or practice" of excessive force.
Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula said on Thursday a US air strike had killed the senior figure who issued the group's claim of responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.
Thunderstorm and flash flood warnings were issued for several Great Plains states on Thursday, a day after a series of tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma, causing one death, injuring 12 and flattening buildings.
A US spying program that systematically collects millions of Americans' phone records is illegal, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, putting pressure on Congress to quickly decide whether to replace or end the controversial anti-terrorism surveillance.
Former National Basketball Association star Yao Ming is within reach of his goal to get $3 million from crowd funding to expand his wine business.
Foreign companies that want to explore and win in the Chinese market should take a bicultural approach, especially in an increasingly competitive space, according to a global business consultant.
They may have dithered on the current level of trust between the two powers, but both US and China experts agreed that Washington's resistance to the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was a blunder that backfired on US efforts to restore influence in the region.