President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will not reduce troop numbers in Afghanistan this year.
The United States has almost a fourth of the world’s prison population — more than two million people, to be exact.
Yemen’s Shi’ite rebels made progress Tuesday in southern Yemen fighting with militias loyal to the country’s current president.
An airplane carrying 150 passengers and crew crashed Tuesday in the French Alps.
Soldiers loyal to Yemen’s president fought off Houthi rebels early Monday.
Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew died early Monday. He was 91 years old.
Afghanistan’s leaders are in the United States this week.
The governor of the Japanese island of Okinawa has ordered work suspended at the planned home of a new United States military base.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has announced he is a candidate for president.
Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore, died on Monday.