At least six Republicans say they will vote to end debate on the measure.
The rapidly deteriorating security situation in Syria is forcing international weapons inspectors to delay destruction plans for the country's chemical weapons stockpiles.
Officials from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced Tuesday it may not be able to reach its goal of having all of the Syrian chemical arsenal destroyed by the end of this month.
Shaheen joined the effort to block the cuts to military pensions included in the budget deal.
Leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee don’t see any significant obstacles that would prevent 60 votes on the Defense authorization bill on the heels of Tuesday’s 67-33 budget deal vote.
The European Union asked Israel on Tuesday to refrain from announcing any new plans for settlements on the West Bank, warning it could be responsible for failed peace talks.
The recent uncertainty over the U.S. draw down in Afghanistan and the worsening violence stemming from Syria's ongoing civil war remain the top two national security threats facing the United States, a top Senate Democrat said Tuesday....
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) declined Tuesday to commit to a vote on a tougher Iran sanctions bill in January when Congress returns from its Christmas recess.
Americans in South Sudan are advised to “depart immediately."
India acted out of revenge for the arrest of a diplomat in New York last week.
The Pentagon is considering whether to begin a large-scale training mission with Libya, in an effort to help stabilize the security situation in the country.
The plan under consideration by the White House would have U.S. forces train nearly 8,000 Libyan troops, molding them into a "general purpose" force designed to tackle missions ranging from counter terrorism to basic security operations.