Meanwhile, Indonesian and Malaysian authorities agree to provide temporary shelter to thousands of stranded people, a potential breakthrough in the humanitarian crisis confronting Southeast Asia.
Benjamin Netanyahu finds the defense minister's proposal to segregate Palestinians from Israelis on West Bank buses "unacceptable" and the two decide to freeze the plan.
Some are complaining that there appears to be little societal concern about the gunplay at a restaurant in Texas, whereas politicians describe violent looters in Baltimore as "thugs."
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is confronting a balancing act over trade legislation, a top priority for Obama that's overwhelmingly opposed by House Democrats.
Fearful of an extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence are quickly building up their own capabilities.
The presidential hopeful sticks to a low-key start to her second presidential race amid criticism that she is dodging tough issues.
Prisoners' rights advocates worry the trend is an effort to eliminate traditional in-person meetings, but officials say they improve security while extending visiting hours.
The upcoming beatification of El Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero helps redefine the Catholic Church's concept of martyrdom.
If the law gets final approval, it would eventually require annual pay of about $31,200.
Sen. Claire McCaskill describes a rape scene on the HBO drama as "gratuitous" and "disgusting," saying she is done with the show.