The two presidents met for the first time since the attacks in Paris and at a critical moment in the military campaign against Islamic State.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he is open to running for president as an independent if he concludes Republicans are not treating him fairly.
Hasna Aït Boulahcen, a cousin to alleged Paris attacks leader Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was involved with drugs before turning to radical Islam.
After Paris, Islamic State’s rise and Syria’s agony are shaking a weakened Europe—and the international system. Can the U.S. summon the resolve to respond?
The federal government is preparing to forgive billions of dollars in student loans to doctors and other white-collar Americans with expensive educations, under a law designed to help modestly paid workers in public service.
The ease with which foreign fighters and suspected extremists have traveled to and from the war zone in Syria has exposed fatal failures in information-sharing among European countries.
The Paris attacks underscore a collision between two visions of France: One is of a country deeply divided along ethnic and religious lines; the other exists in the multiethnic mix that both ran and patronized La Belle Equipe.
Saint-Denis was thrust under a harsh spotlight on Wednesday, when police stormed an apartment in a blaze of gunfire before dawn.
Islamic State released an image of the alleged improvised explosive device, or IED, it said it used to bring down a Russian jetliner over Egypt.
A growing belief among intelligence officials that the terrorists behind the Paris attacks used encrypted communications is prompting a far-ranging re-examination of U.S. policy on data collection and surveillance.
That the notorious ISIS operative believed to be the mastermind of the Paris attacks had an accomplice right under the noses of French authorities shows major cracks in the country’s counterterrorism bulwark.
Police provided few details of what they were after or what they found in Friday’s raid on the Brussels district of Molenbeek, but, hours later, Belgium raised the terror alert to its maximum level where it remains.
Belgium raised the terror alert in Brussels to the highest level, as Prime Minister Charles Michel warned of the risk of attacks in the capital similar to those that rocked Paris eight days earlier.
The Paris attacks and the downing of a Russian airliner have heightened determination in Moscow, Paris and Washington to defeat Islamic State, a challenge easier said than done.
White House and congressional staffers have asked Silicon Valley executives for new talks in Washington, D.C., to resolve a standoff over encrypted communication tools in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, people familiar with the matter said.
The alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in a police pre-dawn raid on Wednesday, the Paris prosecutor said, removing a key member from Islamic State’s ranks.
The Obama administration and European and Arab allies are seeking to peel Russia away from its alliance with Iran, a partnership that has bolstered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said senior diplomats involved in efforts to end Syria’s lengthy conflict.
U.S. stocks rallied to session highs after the minutes of the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve showed the central bank could raise rates next month.
The Bataclan concert hall has long followed a simple rule: Anyone could play there. Just about everyone did.
Federal Reserve officials emerged from their Oct. 27-28 policy meeting with a clear message that they might raise short-term interest rates in mid-December. The minutes to that meeting will shed light on why.
The Turkish military said it shot down a likely Russian jet fighter that crossed into Turkish air space. Russia said that one of its jets had been downed in the region, but said that it had only flown over Syria.
The terror alert that has partially locked down Brussels entered a second day as the country’s interior minister said the threat was broader than a manhunt.
Two al Qaeda allies claimed responsibility for a hostage-taking in Mali’s capital that left 27 people dead as the country declared a state of emergency.
As the U.S. and Cuba inch closer, Cubans are hungry to know the language of their longtime enemy, which could give them a job-hunting advantage.
Gunmen took 170 people hostage morning at a hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali, a West African nation where French troops are at war with al Qaeda militants.
Belgian authorities conducted seven raids across the Brussels area that they hope could shed further light on the plot behind the Paris attacks.
The alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was an ‘emir of war’ in Syria and drew upon a vast network of radicals and extremists in Europe, officials say.
Two suspects in the Paris attacks sold the bar they owned in Brussels six weeks before the onslaught, and it was shut down shortly after the sale over concern drugs had been sold and consumed there.
French police conducted a raid in a suburb north of Paris targeting several men they suspect were linked to the deadly terror attacks.
France, Russia and the U.S. moved beyond talk of cooperation and into the far more difficult realm of action as a proposed ‘grand coalition' to combat Islamic State began coming into view.