CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on Friday for what critics of his prosecution are calling trumped-up charges by the Department of Justice for his exposure of the spy agency's torture program established by the former Bush administration.
While the White House and the Department of the Treasury have officially ruled out minting a trillion-dollar coin to pay their debts, experts say the president and his cabinet have a host of options to bypass the banks and Congress and keep Washington in the black.
Which U.S. city has the lowest unemployment rate? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s Bismarck, North Dakota.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General, Dr. Seyed Hassan Firouzabadi, on the birth anniversary of Holy Prophet of Islam Hazrat Mohammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and the Unity Week said Wednesday that 'Today we need to draft the unity roadmap, based on well recognition of our enemies, wise pathology, establishment of ties among the followers of Islamic schools of thought.
Officials in Houston, Texas, say three people have been injured in a shootout on a college campus. Two men drew arms in an argument, wounding each other and a passerby. This is the fifth school shooting to date in the US since the beginning of 2013.
Yemeni human rights minister Hooria Mashhour voiced a rare public criticism by a government official as she condemned the US use of drones and urged for justice and a renewed regard for human rights.
Despite President Obama's call for Congress to prioritize issues like immigration reform and address climate change during his inaugural address Monday, House Speaker John Boehner said that the House of Representatives will instead continue its focus on fiscal responsibility, including a plan to balance the budget over the next decade.
Israel's parliamentary election ended Wednesday in a stunning deadlock between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's hard-line bloc and center-left rivals, forcing the badly weakened leader to scramble to cobble together a coalition of parties from both camps.