US President Barack Obama on Wednesday earned sufficient congressional backing to ensure the international deal to roll back Iran`s nuclear program goes into effect, when a 34th senator announced her support for the accord.
A former top military general who headed the CIA has suggested to the Obama Administration to rope in jihadists from al-Qaeda to take on the dreaded ISIS which has threatened America with another 9/11-style attack.
"Seismic changes" in temperatures and sea levels could create waves of refugees forced to abandon traditional homes and fight for food and water, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said as he sought commitment from the international community to address the challenge posed by climate change.
President Barack Obama has made no final decisions about what he will do after leaving office, the White House said on Monday, following comments by Columbia University`s president that he looked forward to welcoming Obama back to campus in 2017.
The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday, declining to rule out executive action as an option.
The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of US trade secrets, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
US Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.
Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's State visit to the White House next month, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has held wide ranging talks with her counterparts in Beijing, her spokesman said on Saturday.