President Obama awards the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal in a ceremony also being attended by first lady Michelle Obama.
A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing that the FBI has video of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved - a person that he says the FBI mistook for his brother Michael Trentadue and led to his death.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), and Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), held a news conference on Monday to announce they had reached a bipartisan deal to fund measures to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs.
There was just one problem before China could ship the first giant pandas to the National Zoo.
The former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate says SarahPalinChannel.com was created in response to "media filters."
On his way into the opening day of his corruption trial, former Virginia gov. Bob McDonnell said he’s, “glad we’re finally going to get a chance to present our defense in court.”
The U.N. Security Council called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the conflict between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting early Monday morning.
Israel and Hamas have each launched new attacks after failing to agree to a 24-hour truce that had been proposed by both sides at different times.
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Rival Libyan militias battled for control of the capital's international airport Saturday.
The U.S. launches a media campaign in three Central American countries in the hope of deterring would-be migrants by highlighting the physical risks of the journey.
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