For decades now, the evolving role of congressional oversight of US intelligence has involved major clashes and scandals, from the Iran-Contra affair of the 1980s to the intelligence abuses that led to the 2003 war in Iraq.
America is at a turning point in which the events of 9/11 are shifting from memory to history. In his book, "The Only Plane in the Sky," author Garrett Graff compiles a comprehensive oral history timeline of Sept. 11, 2001, told via brief diary-like accounts.
Up to 4,000 Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure status were nearly rendered undocumented March 31, after US President Donald Trump declined to renew their status last year. But at the 11th hour, the White House reversed course. But there is still no permanent solution set for DED holders, many of whom have US-citizen family members.
US President Donald Trump has suggested he could declare a national emergency to get a border wall. This hasn't happened yet, but the US is still technically in crisis. There are 31 national emergencies currently active, ranging from last year to 1979.
After lots of initial fanfare, the lead-up to a planned Trump-Kim summit has hit some serious bumps in the road. But one former US adviser on North Korean affairs says President Trump should stick with his game plan.
"The question is are we facing the same scenario that happened in Iraq with regards to the WMD, and will the region be dragged to war?" said Faysal Abdul Sater, a Lebanese analyst close to the Iranian-backed group Hezbollah.
President Donald Trump shook up his foreign policy team again on Thursday, replacing H.R. McMaster as national security adviser with John Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against North Korea and Iran.
Under President Donald Trump, immigration arrests have jumped by nearly 35 percent. They’re happening at courthouses, restaurants and in front of people’s homes. And these days, anyone who isn’t authorized to be in the country — from gang members to church pastors — is fair game.
When Vladimir Putin first took control of Russia, Bill Clinton was the US president. Frontline filmmaker Mike Kirk tells how Putin came to consider the United States an existential threat, how he consolidated his power to confront the US, and why launching a campaign to disrupt the 2016 US presidential election would not have been out of character.
Former CIA officer John Kiriakou is the man who first confirmed that the CIA was using waterboarding to torture detainees. He's also the only person to ever go to jail over the CIA's torture program. Now he's home on house arrest, and speaking out about his concerns over the future of vital leaks.
Michigan Congressman John Dingell has long looked out for Detroit's carmakers on Capitol Hill fighting fuel efficiency and tailpipe emissions standards. But now Dingell faces a challenge from one of the greenest Democrats ? California's Henry Waxman.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks to a young Washington Post reporter who traveled around the globe for a year to find out how the world views the United States; Amar Bakshi says the people he spoke to expressed a wide range of emotions
The World's Marco Werman introduces us to the music of The Kominas. The group's two members are from Boston, the children of Pakistani immigrants. Their new album is called, "Wild Nights in Guantanamo Bay."
The increasing sizable Latino vote has been called a "sleeping giant," that if awoken could change the course of the election . The World's Matthew Bell updates host Lisa Mullins with the latest on the Hispanic turnout.