International

(Washington, DC) -- U.S. officials say the chief suspect in the 2012 attack on the American compound in Benghazi is expected to arrive on U.S. soil this weekend. Ahmed Abu Khatallah was captured by U.S. forces in Libya on June 15th and has been heading to the U.S. aboard the USS...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House will ask Congress for half-a-billion dollars to help Syrian rebels. The money would be used to equip and train moderate rebels who are battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Some congressional Republicans have accused President Obama of...
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is keeping the pressure on Iraq's leaders to ease sectarian tensions. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf said Iraqi leaders must take steps to form a more "inclusive government, as soon as possible." She described the security...
(Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) -- The Pentagon is looking for a few good teachers at Guantanamo Bay. The Defense Department has put out a help wanted ad for a substitute teacher to instruct kids of troops at the naval base in Cuba where terrorist suspects are held. The position is open...
(Washington, DC) -- Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres is being honored by the U.S. Congress. In a Capitol ceremony today, the 90-year old Peres was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. House Speaker John Boehner noted that Peres is the last surviving member of Israel's...
(Rio De Janeiro) -- Uruguay's Luis Suarez is being banned from World Cup soccer for four months after biting another player. FIFA announced the nine-game ban today following the biting incident in Uruguay's match against Italy earlier this week. Suarez is also being slapped with...
(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is placing a new demand on Russia. Kerry said today he wants Russia to prove it is working to disarm separatist militants in eastern Ukraine "within hours." Russia denies allowing pro-Moscow forces and heavy weapons across it's border...
(New York, NY) -- USA versus Germany, a World Cup game so big, you might have to call in sick. Alice Stockton-Rossini reports. Play Clip
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is presenting Israeli president Shimon Peres with two awards today. The 90-year-old leader is making his final U.S. visit as a head of state. Peres will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, and the Lantos Human Rights Prize during a ceremony in the...