A new study released on May 11 by the Pew Research Center indicates that middle-class Americans are losing ground as a share of the population, especially in metropolitan areas.
The White House announced that during President Obama’s upcoming trip to Vietnam and Japan, "the President will make an historic visit to Hiroshima with Prime Minister Abe to highlight his continued commitment to pursuing the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.
The role of U.S. special forces in Afghanistan, who are technically considered to be consultants rather than combatants, has caused confusion among some troops concerning exactly what their role is.
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox met with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at the Mexico City airport for 30 minutes on May 1 and said afterwards that he is “becoming a fan of” leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Making the rounds of TV news and talk programs on May 8 and 9, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump explained his tax plan, especially what effect, if any, it would have on wealthy Americans.
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox, speaking in an interview with Breitbart News on May 4, apologized for the vulgar statement he had directed at presidential candidate Donald Trump during an interview last February 25.
A recently released report compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed that the number of Border Patrol apprehensions of both unaccompanied children and family units crossing the border illegally rose through the first six months of fiscal 2016.
Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Walker notified Exxon Mobil Corporation in a subpoena that it was suspected of engaging in a civil violation of the RICO Act by having engaged in “conduct misrepresenting Your knowledge of the likelihood that Your products and activities have contributed and are continuing to contribute to Climate Change.”
Islamic State (ISIS) militants killed a U.S. Navy SEAL serving as an advisor to Kurdish Peshmerga forces near the town of Tel Asqof, northern Iraq, on May 3.
The latest edition of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NEAP), also known as the “Nation’s Report Card,” released on April 27, indicated that only 37 percent of American high-school seniors were academically prepared for college-level math and reading in 2015.