The U.S. government shutdown has temporarily frozen resettlement of refugees in some parts of the United States.
As the U.S. government budget crisis enters a second week, there are concerns that the rivalry between Democrats and Republicans in Congress may bring the United States to default, which would cause domestic and global economic...
G8 leaders say global economic prospects remain weak as Europe, Asia and the United States still try to recover from the worldwide recession.
Doctors in the United States say a baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured after receiving very early treatment with standard drug therapy.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the Pentagon has dropped its ban on women in combat positions
Today, Jan. 16, is Religious Freedom Day, which marks the passage, in 1876, of Virginia’s Statute of Religious Freedom. Below is President Obama’s official proclamation, and you can find more information, including past presid...
U.S. President Barack Obama has told Americans affected by the superstorm that ravaged parts of the East Coast of the United States that “America is with you.”
A subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs on Tuesday held a hearing on U.S. policy toward Nigeria.
Gelareh Bagherzadeh was an Iranian-born woman, newly converted to Christianity. She volunteered as a Persian-language translator at church and was about to graduate from university and had already found a job.
As the country reacts to an executive decision on immigration and a Supreme Court decision on the same issue, a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll finds that many American people would back a long-term immigration s...