In honor of Memorial Day, President Obama is expected to deliver remarks at Arlington National Cemetery.
President Obama honored America's fallen soldiers in a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) warns not to underestimate him in the 2016 Democratic race for the White House. Sanders, who is formally launching his campaign Tuesday, said he has a strong message.
An Israeli court sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months of jail time, in addition to the six-year prison term he is currently facing. Olmert was found guilty of accepting bribes last May.
Iraqi forces regain ground from Islamic State militants in western Iraq, advancing towards the city of Ramadi one week after it fell to the insurgents.
The Senate did not take any action to extend or replace a controversial surveillance program set to expire at the end of the month.
The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks. The vote was 62-37.
Jesse L. Matthew Jr., the man accused of killing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham last year, is slated to stand trial in a separate 2005 Fairfax County sexual assault case beginning June 8.
Local elections this weekend could challenge Spain's two-party system, potentially ushering in a new era in Spanish politics.
Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks to the graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks on Shiite mosques in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Twenty-one people were killed in the suicide attack in Saudi Arabia, while 13 people were wounded in the blast in Yemen.
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