Some police departments are renewing efforts to build trust with black communities in the aftermath of the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man in Missouri.
Sen. Marco Rubio on Tuesday warned President Obama that use of his executive authority to curb deportations would "close to the door" to immigration reform.
UAE warplanes secretly bombed militia targets in Libya, apparently catching the U.S. off guard, as Islamists named a rival premier.
A 26-year-old American woman is reportedly being held captive by Islamic State militants in Syria who are demanding a $6.6 million ransom and the release of a neuroscientist.
The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds.
Hamas officials say an open-ended agreement has been reached with Israel to end seven weeks of fighting in Gaza, describing the ceasefire as a "victory for the resistance."
Israel ramped up its airstrikes in Gaza Tuesday, destroying high-rises containing homes and shopping centers.
The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over ISIS-controlled parts of Syria in a move that could pave the way for air raids against the Islamic State group.
Ukraine has said that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in the east of the country but Moscow has claimed the soldiers crossed the border accidentally.
Mexico's president spoke of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two-day visit to California, saying those who reject diversity and inclusion will ultimately be proven wrong.
Michael Brown was laid to rest Monday in the most recent enactment of "the ritual" — the script of death, outrage, spin and mourning that America follows when an unarmed black male is killed by police.
The VA's Office of Inspector General has been investigating the delays for months and shared a draft report of its findings with VA officials.
President Obama has so far sought a limited military campaign in Iraq focused on protecting American diplomats and civilians under direct threat, but officials haven't ruled out escalating military action against ISIS.
Polls show the crisis of unaccompanied children at the border has made immigration a pivotal issue with November elections approaching.
A spokesman for Ukraine's National Security Council said a Russian armored column crossed the border near the village of Shcherbak and that shells were fired from Russia toward the nearby city of Novoazovsk.