U.S. President Barack Obama and Brazil President Dilma Rousseff tour the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial with a National Park ranger in Washington, June 29, 2015.
No indication blazes are related, but FBI, US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigating fires at 6 different churches in 5 southern states
One grants president greater authority to regulate international deals; the other aids displaced workers
Alaa Saadeh, 23, was one of four people identified by US law enforcement as planning to travel to join Islamic State militants
Islamic State Timeline
Thirty-year-old Emirati mother of six was found guilty in butcher knife attack that killed Ibolya Ryan, 47, in bathroom of upscale Abu Dhabi mall
More than 23 million Americans live in what are called 'food deserts' - areas lacking easy access to fresh produce. In Washington, D.C., one organization is hoping the ancient practice of “gleaning” can help build a much-needed oasis for people living in those deserts. Janet Weinstein has this report.
Mayweather is undisputed champion with estimated $300 million in earnings, while Pacquiao trails with $160 million over past 12 months
In 5-4 ruling, five justices say use of sedative midazolam does not violate Constitution's 8th amendment ban on cruel, unusual punishment
John Boehner led delegation to mark 25th anniversary of Baltic country's independence; offered military aid for six ex-Soviet bloc nations
Among show stoppers at Los Angeles venue was performance by Janet Jackson who is readying new album and tour this fall
If you're looking for simple answers about the Confederate flag's place in contemporary America, don't ask a Civil War reenactor
Texas AG Ken Paxton said clerks, judges do not have to issue marriage licenses or perform ceremonies if they object
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says it is important all parties work to reach a solution involving both reform and potential debt relief
It is not yet known if Rousseff will announce her country's emissions reduction targets while in Washington
David Sweat was serving a sentence of life without parole in the killing of a sheriff's deputy in 2002
Supreme Court decision seen as reflecting growing societal acceptance of same-sex unions but some remain critical of landmark ruling
Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States is an outcome few thought possible just years ago, and shows a nation that increasingly tolerates and even celebrates the hopes and aspirations of gay people. VOA’s Michael Bowman spoke to a same-sex couple that will benefit from the high court ruling, and to a Christian scholar who is apprehensive about its potential consequences for America’s faith community.
Biden said he came to Sunday’s services because he and his family wanted to show solidarity with the families and the church
Elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of people gathered for gay pride parades, parties and celebrations around the world Sunday