FILE - Yemeni boys look at a vehicle destroyed during a police raid on an al-Qaida militant hideout in the Arhab region, north of Sanaa, Yemen, May 27, 2014.
Though most parts of Houston held up well through recent storms, critical roadways were cut off by floodwaters
U.S. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke discusses the Jason Rezaian trial, now underway in Tehran.
Thieves used online service provided by Internal Revenue Service to gain access to returns, other information on file
Settlement with US Justice Department addresses a pattern of abuses detailed in a report last year
States' lawsuit arguing against president's authority to act should be allowed to play out, appellate panel says
Barring last-minute compromise when senators reconvene for a rare Sunday session, specific provision of federal law will expire at midnight May 31
Asher Abid Khan, 20, accused of trying to travel to Syria to fight for militant group, faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted
Move follows deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to train engineer's actions just before crash
In a video released Tuesday from the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, Iraqi forces and U.S.-led coalition troops survey a cache of weapons supplied to help Iraq liberate Mosul from Islamic State group. According to a statement provided with the video, the ministry and the U.S.-led coaltion troops have started ''supplying the 16th army division with medium and light weapons in preparation to liberate Mosul and nearby areas from Da'esh (Arabic acronym for Islamic State group).''
More than 1,000 homes damaged or destroyed in Texas, thousands of residents displaced; Tornado cleanup continues near Mexico border
US Embassy in Bangkok says military surveillance flights are searching off west coast of Malaysia, supporting efforts to look for migrants believed stranded at sea
Jason Rezaian’s brother says relatives waited for hours outside Tehran courthouse to attend trial's opening but were not allowed inside
The charges are vague and no one has said exactly on what and for whom Rezaian is accused of spying
Memorial Day is a US holiday and a special day to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country
Every year, on the last Monday in the month of May, millions of Americans honor the memories of those killed while serving in the armed forces. Memorial Day is a tradition that dates back to the 19th Century. While many people celebrate the federal holiday with a barbecue and a day off from work, for those who’ve served in the military, it’s a special day to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Arash Arabasadi reports for VOA from Washington.
Some say that titling movie 'Aloha' is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning
President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns as part of his observance of Memorial Day. The ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery was attended by dignitaries, military personnel and families of the fallen.
Pentagon chief criticizes Iraqi forces; others say sectarian divisions fracture effectiveness against Islamic State
Anonymous threat prompted US military to scramble its jets as plane arrived at New York airport