Lawmakers – including nearly 50 Democrats – easily passed a bill that would effectively stall Obama's plans to accept 10,000 new refugees from the war-torn country.
One week after President Barack Obama declared America had become "numb" to these tragedies, another shooting has made national news.
The protesters hope to remain locked up inside the double-decker bus sized beast until Shell stop drilling in the Arctic.
After 17 seasons, America's foremost comedy newsman is leaving the late-night landscape in a vastly different state than when he entered it.
Colloquially known as "drugs minus two," a sentencing tweak made last year could reduce the prison time of as many as 46,000 inmates.
After years of harsh sanctions and intense rhetoric, and 18 days of intense negotiation, Iran, the US, and five other countries just came to a historic agreement about the Middle Eastern country's nuclear program.
We got Wahl to spill the behind-the-scenes stories on his iconic portraits.
Last week, as millions of Americans got hyped about the Fourth of July, two men brutally tortured by the US government were quietly released from prison.
Before politicians call for new gun laws in the wake of the Charleston shooting, they might consider how those laws have disproportionately affected black Americans.
Voters are ready for Hillary, but as she cakewalks to the Democratic nomination, her challenge is to get them excited.
In Hezbollah's homeland of Lebanon, the preliminary agreement between the US and Iran to scale back the Islamic Republic's nuclear enrichment programme is being celebrated as a resounding victory.
As Ottawa mulls bombing Syria, the legal case for intervention is basically: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
From getting shitfaced on stolen whisky to attacking politicians and stealing files from government headquarters, India's monkeys have gone bananas. Only, it's not really a laughing matter.
News just broke that a pair of drunken agents drove over a package that was suspected to be a bomb – which is just the latest in a long string of scandals.
Admiral Michael Rogers took his apology tour to Canada. Can he repair his agency's tattered reputation?
The story behind Guantánamo Diary, steeped in unknowable complexity and murky details, is perhaps the perfect parable of the post-9/11 era.
Developer supports developer, which is actually a bit lovely. Less lovely, though, is the latest Sony exclusive.
The distinction may be the thing that keeps three WikiLeaks employees out of prison.
A variety of online authors have imagined Obama meeting Hellboy, Buzz Lightyear, "Gilmore Girls" protagonist Rory Gilmore, and, of course, Harry Potter.
While it might be easy to dismiss anti-vaxxers as another act in the Tea Party circus, the phenomenon is actually a rare instance where crazy crosses party lines.
After six years of recession and gridlock, most voters don't share the president's rosy view on the "middle-class economy."
In the final edition of This Week in Racism, Dave Schilling reveals the way to end racism in America. Racial harmony is but a click away, my friends.
The Massachusetts senator remains a dream candidate for progressives no matter how many times she says she isn't running – but the truth is she wouldn't be doing herself or anyone else any good by challenging Hillary Clinton in 2016.
New White House rules focused on cutting methane emissions are the last big chance for the president to cement his legacy on climate change.