President Obama announced Tuesday that he plans to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan after this year to train Afghan forces and supporting operations against al Qaeda, a number which he said will be reduced to a "normal embassy presence" in ...
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) made good on a promise to launch its first-ever global nutrition strategy, which it released Thursday at the Chicago Council Global Food Security 2014 event in D.C.
The Congressional Black Caucus lent its voice to the growing global outrage about the abduction of hundreds of girls and young women in Nigeria.
The kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by Islamist rebels three weeks ago has frayed the nerves, tested the patience and deeply angered Nigerians already weary and increasing nervous over a bloody four-year insurgency.
The Chicago-based Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority joined Tuesday a worldwide denouncement of the mass abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by a terrorist group.
TransAfrica President Nicole Lee announced Thursday she will step down after eight years in the position.
Fred Mitchell, Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, spent a hectic two days in Washington, D.C, this week participating in meetings at the U.S. State Department and with Members of Congress who serve on committees with oversight on matters ...
Recent climate changes cannot be explained by natural causes alone.
Carbon dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas that is contributing to recent climate change.
More and more, African leaders are recognizing and acknowledging the challenges women face, and are using the powers of their office and partnering with civil society and other organizations to begin to reverse the varied trials women face.
President Barack Obama, during a brief statement Friday at the White House on the unrest in Ukraine, called for neighboring Russia to pull back military forces in the region, promising that "there will be costs" for any military intervention.
In 2013, the majority of stories focused on President Barack Obama and Tea Party leaders’ inability to reach a budget agreement.
Those touched and influenced by Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela but unable to travel to South Africa for his state funeral had the opportunity to say goodbye here in Washington, D.C.
Since South African human rights icon Nelson R. Mandela died, a steady stream of people of all shades and ethnicities have been making pilgrimages to the South African embassy on Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest D.C. to pay homage.
More than 100 students gathered around a flag pole on Howard University’s main quad in Northwest less than an hour after news of Nelson Mandela's death broke on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 5.