Congress returns this week and Republicans will take up the unresolved matter Speaker John Boehner's successor. And Hillary Clinton will go before the House Benghazi Committee. Cokie Roberts explains.
Many groups are battling for control of Syria's second largest city. The Free Syrian Army has its main headquarters here. Middle East analyst Andrew Tabler explains the strategic importance of Aleppo.
GOP presidential candidates spoke about faith and politics at a Dallas-area megachurch on Sunday. The event reaffirmed that those voters' and their issues will matter in this election.
David Greene revisits his 2011 trip to Libya and the period following the fall of Moammar Ghaddafi, to try to understand how the revolution unexpectedly gave way to the Islamic State's incursion.
In Nigeria, the Islamist group Boko Haram has turned to using young female suicide bombers. Mausi Segun, of Human Rights Watch, discusses why the extremist group is using these young girls.
Last year, public health officials were taken by surprise when new strains of the flu virus appeared. Not so this year and they advise everyone six months or older to get vaccinated against the flu.
Israel tightened security around neighborhoods in east Jerusalem after a series of deadly attacks. At least nine Israelis and more than 40 Palestinians have been killed in the past five weeks.
The number of charter schools that are suing the Baltimore City Public Schools is increasing and some parents need to make a choice between two big options: district vs. charter.
Have you ever felt bad about something, and wanted to get it off your chest? That's how our correspondent Philip Reeves feels right now — which is why he sent this essay from Pakistan.
The U.S. accepted just 2,000 Syrian refugees this year; next year it will accept 10,000. For those who are already here, especially if they are older, it can be difficult to adjust to their new home.