Trying to tamp down concerns about government over-reach, President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. internet and phone surveillance programs as narrowly targeted efforts that have saved lives and thwarted at least 50 terror threats....
Speaking at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Obama said it's no surprise that there's friction in early efforts to launch peace talks between the Taliban and Afghanistan's government. (June 19)
Tens of thousands filled streets throughout Brazil on Tuesday night, to protest government corruption and high taxes. (June 19)
President Obama arrived in Berlin on Wednesday, and was greeted by German President Joachim Gauck. (June 19)
Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. (June ...
President Barack Obama arrived in Germany Tuesday for a 24-hour visit, the culmination of which will be a speech on Wednesday at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate. (June 18)
President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice on seeking a negotiated Syrian peace settlement, yet couldn't publicly agree on what this means. (June 18)
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano registered a massive eruption, emitting a plume of ash and gas that reached an altitude of 2.4 miles. Note: video is silent. (June 18)
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside and near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad Tuesday, killing 29 people and reviving fears the country is headed back toward the widespread sectarian bloodshed.(June 18)
The Paris Air Show is a platform for the race for sales between Boeing and its European rival Airbus, which is hoping that the event sparks interest in its A350, its long-haul wide-body rival to the 787. (June 18)