US President Barack Obama has reviewed his administration's strategy against the Islamic State with his national security team, during which he discussed the status of comprehensive campaign to counter the feared militant group in Iraq and Syria.
A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, authorities said.
Describing India as a country of enormous energy and power, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a moment when Indians and Americans got a real sense of what the two "natural partners" were able to achieve together.
Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start waging any kind of sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State and any similar effort in Syria will take longer, officials at the US military`s Central Command said on Thursday.
As Diwali becomes an important marker in the American festival calendar, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted Diwali celebrations at the State Department for the first time, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s recent visit to the US provided an "unforgettable chance to build on the already deep ties between America and India."
The new US Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States.
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines` military headquarters Wednesday, authorities said, following huge public pressure for him to be taken off an American warship.
The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
President Barack Obama has said the United States is the only country to galvanize the world community for any major crisis, referring to the formation of two broad international coalition against ISIL and Ebola.