The Central Intelligence Agency`s Inspector General will conduct what could be the first of several investigations into the CIA drone strikes that killed American and Italian hostages and two US-born al Qaeda militants, US government sources said on Friday.
Italy said on Friday it wanted more information from the United States about how an Italian aid worker was killed in a US drone strike on the Afghan-Pakistan border as officials sought to explain why it took three months to be told about the "tragic error."
A day after revealing that the United States killed two Western hostages in a botched operation against al Qaeda, a mournful President Barack Obama assembled intelligence staff to pay tribute to their work and patriotism.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday described the World War I massacre of Armenians as "terrible carnage", but avoided the term genocide, as tempers flared ahead of the 100th anniversary of the bloodshed.
US President Barack Obama on Thursday described the World War I massacre of Armenians as "terrible carnage" but avoided the term genocide, as tempers flared between Armenia and Turkey ahead of the 100th anniversary.
The US Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the nation`s first black female attorney general Thursday, installing an aggressive counter-terrorism prosecutor as the top law enforcement official for President Barack Obama`s final 21 months in office.
An American and an Italian who had been held hostage for several years by al Qaeda in the border region of Pakistan and Afghanistan were inadvertently killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January, President Barack Obama said on Thursday.
A US Senate panel voted late Wednesday to give President Barack Obama authority to "fast-track" a massive Pacific trade accord, adding a provision opposed by the White House that addresses currency manipulation.
Indian-American Vivek Murthy was on Wednesday administered the oath for the top post of US Surgeon General by Vice President Joe Biden at a ceremonial ceremony here, becoming the youngest-ever in charge of the country's public health.
The Afghan Taliban said their annual "spring offensive" will begin on Friday, vowing nationwide attacks in what is expected to be the bloodiest fighting season in a decade as NATO forces pull back from the frontlines.
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday paid a left-handed compliment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over US President Barack Obama's praise for him as he compared him with Mikhail Gorbachev, whose tenure saw disintegration of Soviet Union.