The US Senate has unanimously approved a bill providing up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of people involved in executing two American journalists murdered by jihadists.
The US Senate Thursday approved President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm Syrian rebels in the efforts to fight the Islamic State (IS) militant group, a day after the House of Representatives adopted the measure.
A key safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline has injected 10 healthy volunteers since Sept. 2, and so far "no red flags" indicating serious adverse reactions have been found.
One year into congressional efforts to overhaul US immigration reform, the nation`s 11 million undocumented migrants are no closer to legal status, with a swelling humanitarian border crisis only highlighting the system`s dysfunction.
Several US states hold primary votes Tuesday ahead of November`s mid-term elections, with the Tea Party eying perhaps its best remaining chance to bounce an establishment Republican incumbent from the Senate.
In a highly critical report, a Senate committee has said the deadly attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, could have been prevented and blamed the State Department, the intelligence and even late US envoy Chris Stevens for missing obvious warning signs.
A female Democratic senator has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape and sexual assault in the military an independent route outside the chain of command for prosecuting attackers.