U.S. Sen. John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic"
President Donald Trump blamed Senate Republicans for the stalled GOP agenda and also expressed understanding for former senior aide Steve Bannon's all-out war on the GOP establishment. "I'll be honest they are not getting the job done"
The winds eased, some of the smoke began to clear and the forecast offered a tantalizing chance of rain to thousands of firefighters trying to corral the wildfires that have laid waste to the nation's most celebrated wine-making region
The Kurds have lost control of Kirkuk, Iraq’s most contested city — and many feel betrayed as Iraq takes over. Kurdish leadership said they wouldn't let the city fall without a fight, but it appears they did just that
The Big Bang Theory star who addressed the controversy in a Facebook livestream in which she said she is "deeply hurt" over the backlash and insisted her words were taken out of context
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the hashtag #MeToo trended in a social media campaign to illustrate the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault. Actress Alyssa Milano launched the campaign and called on others to speak up
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban after walking off his military base in Afghanistan, has pleaded guilty to charges related to the high-profile incident. Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and held for years
Nothing is being left to chance as China's president Xi Jinping prepares to secure a second five-year term at the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CPP), which kicks off Wednesday. The nation is being swamped with propaganda extolling his achievements
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Marawi City liberated from terrorists, signalling an end to almost five months of fighting in the southern Philippine city. More than 1000 people, including over 800 militants, have died
A spate of wildfires in Portugal has killed at least 32 people, authorities said, making this year by far the deadliest on record for forest blazes in the country. In neighboring Spain, wildfires also killed at least four people
A Maltese investigative journalist who reported on the island nation's Panama Papers connections was killed by a car bomb. Malta's prime minister called Daphne Caruana Galizia's killing a "barbaric attack" and an assault on freedom of expression
When Trump inadvertently called the Persian Gulf the "Arabian Gulf," he might have done more to unite the Iranian populace in anger against the U.S. than decades of propaganda