In this image from Saudi TV video, investigators collect evidence in the aftermath of a suicide bombing outside the Imam Hussein mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2015.
Brazos River southwest of Houston is key area of concern as floodwaters moved from north and central Texas toward Gulf of Mexico
Mohamed Soltan, 27, had been on a hunger strike to protest his detention; family said his health had been deteriorating rapidly
Ashton Carter delivers blunt rebuke to China for being 'out of step' with international norms amid its unprecedented pace of reclamation efforts in the disputed South China Sea
President Barack Obama said there are Democratic and Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate who think the compromise bill is the way to go. He said the only thing in the way is a handful of senators who are resisting reform.
US lawmakers, Afghan peace negotiators worry that former senior Taliban fighters will return to battlefield in strife-torn Afghanistan
Phoenix police estimated about 500 protesters showed up, roughly 250 on each side, according to The Associated Press, and ended without any arrests or violence.
Maryland's Martin O'Malley hopes his efforts to legalize gay marriage, end state's death penalty, raise its minimum wage will excite party voters
US, Iranian delegations hold six hours of talks in Geneva, working toward securing nuclear deal, ending sanctions on Tehran
Move brings two Cold War adversaries step closer to re-establishing diplomatic relations that were severed more than 50 years ago
State Department spokesman cites concerns over recent grenade attacks, violence perpetrated by ruling party's youth militia, restrictions on peaceful assembly
Organizers said rally was mounted in response to incident earlier this month in which two gunmen opened fire on similar contest in Texas
Newly re-elected FIFA president questions timing of US corruption investigation, says he is victim of 'hate' on part of European soccer's governing body UEFA
The United States' official removal of Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism is being celebrated on the communist island and welcomed by many Americans. The move Thursday brings the two Cold War adversaries a step closer to re-establishing diplomatic relations that were severed more than 50 years ago. Zlatica Hoke reports the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba remains in place until Congress decides otherwise.
Ashton Carter says Beijing is going too far in building artificial islands in South China Sea and US opposes 'any further militarization of disputed features'
Homeland Security announces it is entering negotiations to add preclearance programs in Belgium, Dominican Republic, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and UK
Spokesman now says live spores went to 24 labs in 11 US states, South Korea and Australia, but risk remains low or nonexistent
As expected, Sepp Blatter was re-elected Friday as president of football's world governing body, FIFA, two days after the organization was rocked by a massive controversy. U.S. authorities issued a corruption indictment against 14 people as part of a sweeping probe into the lucrative entity. Blatter was not indicted, but with multiple calls for his resignation in the face of the serious fraud allegations, doubts are surfacing about his future as FIFA's leader. VOA’s Mike Richman reports.
Indicted former US House speaker allegedly was paying a man $3.5M not to reveal decades-old activity
Crime, security concerns are among issues discussed at three-day event