FILE - Syrian refugees wait at Marka Airport in Amman, Jordan, to complete their migration procedures to Canada, Dec. 8, 2015.
In ‘People’ interview, Democratic presidential candidate denies billionaire’s previous claims of friendship and denounces ‘mean-spiritedness’ in campaign
Loosening of campaign finance laws often obfuscates who's really supporting candidates, what favors could be owed should they get elected
What's it like to go to college if you're deaf? And not only deaf, but in a foreign country — and dealing with not just one, but TWO languages that are not your own? At Washington's Gallaudet University — the only university in the world specifically designed for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing — international students take challenges like that in stride.
Watch on YouTube with captions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sb26lHYB9Y
Sen. Rand Paul now faces tough re-election fight in Kentucky to keep Senate seat; vocal conservative Rick Santorum finished 11th of 12 candidates Monday, after winning Iowa caucuses in 2012
Director of Michigan environmental agency concedes that officials should have required Flint to take steps to control corrosion of its water pipes
Desk was centerpiece of exhibition at JFK Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, even though school officials said it was clear to them the desk wasn't Kennedy's
72-year-old man was executed early Wednesday morning for 1979 murder
Officials evaluating evolving terror threats in preparation for US National football championship game, Sunday
Ambassador Philip Goldberg says the US and the Philippines both have deep interest in ensuring freedom of navigation and he is not discarding the possibility of joint patrols in the area
Parts of major interstates were closed in eastern Nebraska, South Dakota, Colorado and Kansas throughout the day as powerful weather patterns moves across the country
A previous brain scan found that four cancerous lesions were gone with no new evidence of new cancer cells, Carter said in December
Virus is suspected of causing birth defects in newborn babies; more than 4,000 cases have been found in Brazil
The hotter it gets, the better the mosquito that carries Zika virus is at transmitting its buffet of dangerous illnesses, scientists say; but they say you can't just blame one thing for an outbreak
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, fresh off her narrow win in Iowa, is taking part in a town hall event Wednesday night with Senator Bernie Sanders
Edward Byers, a senior chief in the Navy, will be the 11th living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan; it is the nation's highest award for valor in action
Residents of Ferguson, jammed a meeting to weigh in on a proposed agreement with US Justice Department to reform the city police department after 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white officer
Ammon Bundy says authorities are leading an "armed occupation," words typically reserved for the ranchers and others that launched the standoff on Jan. 2; requested that the remaining protesters go home
VOA Persian service's Setareh Derakhshesh talks to Washington Post Editor Martin Baron about journalist Jason Rezaian's release from Iran after being imprisoned for 545 days.
Officials says deal marks first time US has given EU 'binding assurances' that public officials' access to personal information will be subject to clear limits, safeguards and oversight