If Congress scuttles the agreement, it will be a slap in the face of our partners.
Solitary confinement is overused and misused in the federal prison system.
Three U.N. committees have issued statements of concern.
The head of the U.N. weather agency warned of an "uncertain and inhospitable future."
Ban Ki-moon warned only weeks ago that the outbreak was "entering a new phase."
A draft of the U.N. report due out Sunday gives little concrete advice on cutting emissions.
A top official on the United Nations climate change panel called on global leaders Monday not to...
An internal report says officials failed to realize the speed and intensity of the outbreak.
Deaths will mount if international effort isn't intensified, says WHO.
Only one-quarter of the nearly $1 billion pledged has been handed out.
Iraq's prime minister said foreign fighters were plotting to hit New York and Paris.
Obama chaired the committee that voted 15-0 in support of the measure.
At the UN, she built upon her landmark 1995 speech advocating for women's rights.
But the US will not support a recent, essentially toothless UN resolution for Palestinian statehood.
The UN's weather agency says 2014 is on track to be the hottest year ever.
Environmentalists are as tough as Obama as industry when it comes to energy policy.
Since 1970, over half of all vertebrate life on earth has died.
Since the Syrian Civil War began in early 2011, the U.S. has provided more than $2.9B in aid.
The United States, and European Union want the United Nations to press the low cost of fighting...
Medvedev mocked Obama for calling Russia's actions in Ukraine a threat.
Climate geoengineering is far too enticing and powerful to be wished away.
Obama faces pressure to contribute to a $100B-a-year fund, but GOP stands in the way.
The 15-0 vote on the resolution was a win for Obama, who chaired the meeting.
The president expressed confidence in Haider al-Abadi to lead Iraq's fight against ISIS.