As U.S. demands an end to North Korean nuclear testing, Hiroshima's mayor urges nations to sign an anti-nuclear treaty.
Donald Trump's presidency has been six months of pain and confusion, but he has kept his campaign pledge to curtail Washington’s urge for regime change.
Statement advises Assad he would "pay a heavy price" for using chemical weapons on Syrian civilians.
There seems to be a faction of hawks around the president who want to maintain a condition of undeclared war with Russia and Iran.
The US ambassador to the United Nations speaks openly about her disapproval of the UN General Assembly's nuclear disarmament talks and her disdain for the U Human Rights Council.
The report, issued by a U.N. commission on Western Asia, draws swift criticism from Israeli and U.S. officials.
Trump is angling to include a woman of color—a former critic—among his administration's highest ranks. The president-elect is also mulling candidates for big Cabinet appointments, including onetime campaign rival Ben Carson.
On Friday, South Carolina took its Confederate flag down from the grounds of its State House, where it had flown for more than 50 years.
Gov. Nikki Haley's appointment is a tea party-backed congressman who wants to kick entire families off of food stamps for supporting unions, give billions in subsidies to the major oil companies and spend taxpayer dollars to display the Ten Commandments on government property.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a GOP contender for a top Cabinet post in the Obama administration and why Michigan Republicans should have taken a closer look at the right-to-work legislation they passed.