02/11/2014 8:48amPresident Barack Obama's intelligence chief says more U.S. training and equipment for Syria's moderate rebels could boost the fight against the Assad government.
02/11/2014 12:36pmBangladesh needs to do much more on improving labor standards to win back duty-free trade benefits suspended after the global textile industry's worst disaster, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
02/11/2014 12:46pmU.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah says changes to the way the United States distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees.
02/11/2014 3:41pmThe United States is cracking down on the sale and purchase of ivory in hopes of curbing a surge in illicit poaching that's threatening to wipe out elephants and other species in Africa.
02/11/2014 3:54pmWarily watching to see how many U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan next year, American diplomats and aid workers are facing a drawdown of their own as security threats and dwindling resources limit their 12-year push to develop the mostly primitive nation.
02/11/2014 3:58pmBig retail stores, hotels, restaurants and other firms with lots of low-wage and part-time workers are among the main beneficiaries of the Obama administration's latest tweak to health care rules.
02/11/2014 4:18pmThe U.S. ambassador will meet with Indian nationalist politician and prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the first time since he was refused a U.S. visa over alleged complicity in deadly anti-Muslim riots in 2002.
02/11/2014 4:45pmAttorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push to fix what he sees as flaws in the criminal justice system that have a disparate impact on racial minorities.