White House officials say the United Nations Security Council is expected to pass a resolution requiring nations to prosecute their citizens who travel abroad to join terrorist organizations.
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.
The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says other nations are pledging support for the fight against Islamic State group militants.
Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.
New York will be at the epicenter of the climate change debate next week. More than 120 world leaders will attend a one-day summit on Tuesday at the United Nations on climate. Tens of thousands are expected to march to call for action on global warming. Dozens of other events are planned throughout the city as part of Climate Week NYC. Here are 5 things you need to know:
The Democratic National Committee raised $7.4 million last month but still owes vendors almost $2 million, according to financial reports filed Friday.
President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill authorizing the military to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group.
The Army is opening the door for women to go to Ranger school, in one of the first steps toward allowing women to begin moving into more grueling combat jobs.
The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking for information about the military's relationship with the National Football League, amid a number of high-profile domestic violence incidents involving players.
The Army's top officer warned Friday that it will become increasingly difficult to target and launch precision airstrikes against Islamic State militants hiding among the Iraqi population.
Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday.
President Barack Obama says he welcomes Scotland's decision to stay part of the United Kingdom.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business.
St. Louis Sports Commission president Frank Viverito is hopeful after meeting with NCAA officials about the city's bid to host an upcoming men's basketball Final Four.