Since mid-May, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has infected 150 and killed 16 people in South Korea. Now, after months of quarantine, hundreds in the region are being released.
Unable to reach a deal, Senate leaders let three provisions of the Patriot Act expire on May 31. Two days later, the Senate voted to pass the USA Freedom Act, a substitute bill passed by the House of Representatives, on a 67-to-32 vote.
A preliminary agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program was reached April 2 by Iran and six world powers: the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, China, France, Russia, U.S. and the U.K. – or the P5 – plus Germany, a group commonly referred to as the P5+1.
China's National People's Congress (NPC) recently ended its annual session, a 10-day event in which nearly 3,000 delegates gather to pass laws, approve policies and discuss Asia's economy.
In one of Israel's tightest races yet, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triumphed with the Likud Party capturing 30 of the 120 seats in Parliament.
On Feb. 17 – just one day before President Barack Obama's new immigration policy was planned to go into effect – a federal judge in Texas issued an injunction halting its implementation. Obama's proposed executive action was intended to legally protect five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
On Thursday, Jan. 8, President Barack Obama unveiled America's College Promise, a proposal that would use government funds to make community college free for millions of American students.
With the release of the Senate's interrogation report, an old psychological theory has come back into view. Known by scientists as "learned helplessness," the behavior dates back to the 1960s, showing that, if inflicted by...