A bipartisan bill to overhaul the criminal-justice system has hit a snag. Its higher bar to prove guilt is something the Department of Justice says could benefit top-level executives.
Within Islamic countries, many Muslims are OK using the term "Islamic extremists," but when Westerners use the phrase, it could be seen as an insult.
Presidents have been pardoning turkeys for decades. But why? They used to eat them, actually. The history of the tradition is an odd and sad tale with lots of myths.
Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and others are supporting the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria to try to help civilians there. But skeptics say it no longer has any relevance to today's Syrian crisis.
French President Francois Hollande met with President Obama at the White House Tuesday to discuss the fight against ISIS in the wake of the Paris attacks.
The Canadian government released details Tuesday of its ambitious plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year. The first refugees are to arrive next week.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Lee Hamilton, the former congressman from Indiana, who has won the Presidential Medal Of Freedom. He says diplomacy should come before force in the fight against ISIS.
The candidates made requests for equal time after Donald Trump guest hosted Saturday Night Live earlier this month. NBC will let them broadcast campaign messages on affiliate stations this weekend.
The meeting with Francois Hollande is described as a show of solidarity in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, and a chance to forge closer cooperation in the fight against ISIS.
Monday's rally in Ohio followed the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and a string of controversial remarks that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had made regarding Muslims in America.
Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the State Department’s population, refugees and migration bureau, says “we have the tightest system” for refugee resettlement acceptance into the U.S.
President Obama and President Hollande are expected to speak at 11:30 a.m.
The meeting comes amid a charged political debate on the resettlement of Syrian refugees following the attacks in Paris.
Globe reporter James Pindell talks about results from a new poll, as well as the latest controversial comments made by GOP front-runner Donald Trump.