Hilary Clinton may have broken federal record-keeping laws -NY Times

2015-03-03 11:44:25

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have violated federal records laws by using a personal email account for all of her work messages, the New York Times reported on Monday.

Official: Man on terror most-wanted list detained in Somalia

2015-03-03 10:46:03

A former taxi driver from Virginia who was recently placed on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists has been captured in Somalia, a US law enforcement official said Monday.

China ends Security Council presidency after fulfilling tight agenda

2015-03-02 10:26:14

China on Saturday officially concluded its presidency of the Security Council for February after fulfilling a tight agenda, passing it on to France.

Obama, Netanyahu clash over Iran diplomacy

2015-03-03 10:15:22

US President Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu clashed over Iran nuclear diplomacy on Monday on the eve of the Israeli prime minister's hotly disputed address to Congress.

Netanyahu's speech to Congress controversial

2015-03-02 11:28:05

Nearly half of American voters think that US House Speaker John Boehner should not have invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address US Congress without having consulted the White House.

Homeland Security funding drama darkens US fiscal outlook

2015-03-01 16:17:11

US Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain.

"Serious disagreements" remain as US, Cuba claim progress in talks

2015-02-28 14:17:55

US and Cuban officials said progress was made in the second round of talks on resuming diplomatic ties here Friday, but they also cautioned that "serious disagreements" remained.

US Congress averts security agency shutdown with 1-week spending fix

2015-02-28 13:36:36

The US House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline.

China ends UN council presidency, eyeing 70th birthday

2015-02-28 10:58:18

Ambassador Liu Jieyi of China, the rotating president of the UN Security Council for February, wrapped up "a very busy month" on Friday.

US, Cuba could open embassies before regional summit in April

2015-02-28 09:34:34

A senior US diplomat said Friday she is optimistic that the US and Cuba could open embassies before the Summit of the Americas slated for April 10-11.

400-yr-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

2015-02-27 10:30:10

Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in California and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin.

Accused Boston bomber's lawyers challenge jury-selection process

2015-02-27 10:18:44

Lawyers for the accused Boston Marathon bomber filed on Thursday a last-gasp request to dismiss the charges against their client or delay the start of the trial next week.