Today, in a ceremony as old as the Republic, President Barack Obama will begin his second term.
Dr. King, a Baptist minister from the southern state of Alabama, was a leader in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights provides that every individual has the right to leave any country, including one’s own.
Busy shipping lanes off the California coast will be adjusted.
Meetings reaffirm strong commitment to work together for preservation and protection.
Government, law enforcement, judicial officials, prosecutors and civil society from 12 Caribbean nations convened
As in much of the world, millions of Americans will exchange gifts, worship together, then gather perhaps with family and friends.
The United States is launching a $3.4 million program to fight illegal trafficking in firearms.
The horrific killing of 26 people, most of them children, has revived the debate over the widespread ownership of guns in America.
Police in Cuba detained hundreds of Cuban citizens to prevent them from attending gatherings there to celebrate International Human Rights Day.
Cuban officials continue to reject calls by the United States and international community to release Alan Gross.
“We look to MCC for helping to bring about that strategic shift that we’re making in our development work from aid to investment."