Obama Administration Assures Governors Refugee Vetting Is RigorousThe Obama administration is assuring governors that refugees who come to the United States in its resettlement program undergo a "rigorous security vetting process,'' particularly if they are fleeing from Syria.
French Hunt Second Fugitive Involved In Paris Attacks; Bomb Scare Cancels German Soccer MatchFrench officials say they are seeking a second fugitive directly involved in the Paris attacks.
American Flag Raised Over U.S. Embassy In Cuba; Sen. Menendez Calls It 'Shameful'The Stars and Stripes rose Friday over the newly opened U.S. Embassy for the first time in 54 years, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration's new policy of engagement with Cuba.
President Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal 'Built On Verification'President Barack Obama said a landmark nuclear deal with Iran "is not built on trust, it is built on verification.''
Secretary Of State John Kerry Breaks Leg In Bike Crash In SwitzerlandKerry was in stable condition and in good spirits as he prepared to return to Boston for further treatment with the doctor who previously operated on his hip, U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said.
Netanyahu In Speech To Congress: Iran Nuclear Deal 'Paves Path To Bomb'Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States and President Barack Obama for aiding Israel, but warned of the threat that Iran poses to Israel's survival.
Dozens Arrested In Terror Raids Across France, Belgium And GermanyMore than two dozen suspects have been arrested in Belgium, France and Germany in continuing searches for suspected terrorists, authorities said Friday.
White House Regrets Failure To Send Top US Official To Paris RallyAs world leaders linked arms and marched in defiance of terror attacks in Paris, there was one glaring absence: a high-level representative from the United States.
Madeleine Albright On John Kerry: He's 'Eminently Suited' For Challenges Of JobWhen she served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, Albright faced crises in Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda.
President Obama Condemns ISIS Beheading Of British Aid Worker David HainesHaines was abducted last year in Syria, and extremists released a video on Saturday showing his beheading.
NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United NationsThe Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.''
Israel To Extend Gaza Cease-Fire For 24 Hours; Hamas Rejects Truce Extension ProposalGaza residents used a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire on Saturday to stock up on supplies and survey the devastation from nearly three weeks of fighting.