The Defense Department will deploy 600 additional troops to Iraq to assist in the U.S.-led coalition campaign to retake Mosul from the Islamic State, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
Secretary of State John Kerry warned his Russian counterpart on Wednesday the U.S. would suspend bilateral engagement in Syria unless Moscow works to end the assault on Aleppo and restores a ceasefire in the war-torn country, according to the State Department.
The Hillary Clinton campaign is in “full panic mode” over potentially low voter turnout in Florida among African Americans, a key minority group needed for the Democratic nominee to impede Donald Trump’s chances of capturing the sunshine state.
The White House attempted to prevent top Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees from publicly confirming the Russian government was behind the recent cyber attacks against political computer systems.
An investigation led by the Netherlands concluded that the surface-to-air missile system that downed a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine two years ago came from Russia and was brought into Ukraine at a request from Moscow-backed separatists.
Liberal comedian Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online, according to a new report from the Associated Press.
Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres, a joint winner of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize and an influential figure in Israeli politics for 70 years, died in a hospital on Wednesday aged 93, two weeks after suffering a massive stroke.
President Obama nominated Jeffrey DeLaurentis on Tuesday to be the first United States ambassador to Cuba in over five decades.
An employee at a Florida Walmart store defended himself by shooting an armed robber on Wednesday.
House Democrats called on the Obama administration Tuesday to continue diplomatic negotiations aimed at ending the Syrian civil war despite the recently failed effort with Russia.