Edward Snowden remains a fugitive from U.S. authorities over leaking secret documents about its surveillance programs. Now he's asking Russia to extend the one-year term of asylum the country granted the former NSA contract worker last summer.
It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.
The Justice Department says its case against a man accused in the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, is unusually complex and involves "novel questions of fact and law."
With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying Hamas will "pay a heavy price" for a recent spike in rocket attacks, Israel conducted airstrikes early Tuesday. The country is also calling up reservists and planning ground operations.
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Israel has arrested six suspects in connection with last week's killing of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir. Meanwhile, an American cousin of the victim who was reportedly beaten by Israeli police has been sentenced to nine days home detention.
Ukrainian troops have retaken the key stronghold of Slovyansk from pro-Russian forces in a sign that Kiev may be regaining control over the country's east months after insurgents swept through the region establishing a self-proclaimed independent republic.
As the saying goes, all politics is local. And that couldn't have been clearer this week in and around Murrieta, Calif., a sleepy conservative enclave 60 miles north of San Diego.
East Jerusalem was the scene of clashes Wednesday between angry Palestinians and Israeli forces, after word came that a Palestinian teen had been abducted and killed.
President Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.
Ahmed Abh Khattala, the Libyan man the United States says masterminded the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, is now in the custody of American law enforcement.