The FBI charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats with defrauding Medicaid.
Justin Sink 12/06/13 11:56 AM EST
President Obama and Michelle Obama will be in South Africa next week to honor Mandela.
A bipartisan group of senators asked China to back off its territorial claims in the Pacific.
A group of 34 House members is calling on the Senate to approve legislation to tighten sanctions against Iran, a move the Obama administration says would disrupt ongoing nuclear negotiations with that country.
"It always seems impossible until it is done,” Kerry said.
Obama insists deal has halted Iran's progress on nuclear weapon.
"Obama's decision to rebalance to the Pacific Basin is not in question,” Biden said.
In light of the recent proposal by Greece’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, Evangelos Venizelos, to change the name of Macedonia to “Slavo-Albanian Macedonia,” Congress must urge President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to send a clear message to our Greek friends to abandon their nationalist positions once and for all.
GOP leader Mitch McConnell called Mandela "one of the great statesmen of our time."
U.S. forces are standing at the ready to provide support for French and African troops battling rebel forces in the Central African Republic, according to the Pentagon's top military officer.
"We're in contact with our French counterparts" regarding the ongoing operation in Africa, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey said Wednesday.