Noam Chomsky states that if Israel is boycotted, the same fate should befall the United States. He further believes that a boycott could backfire.
Georgia was always a Republican stronghold, but the Democrats' base is growing fast.
The last US prisoner of war held in Afghanistan has been handed over to the US Special Operations in a dramatic swap for five Taliban detainees.
The last of the United States military forces will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2016, 15 years after the September 2001 attacks in New York.
A 22-year-old man - the son of a Hollywood director - killed six people before taking his own life.
Nigeria is wary of American aid, for fear the US military may gain a foothold in the country.
Nigeria has ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants.
A Federal Reserve official said he expects the US economy to start picking up in the second quarter.
Before the 2016 presidential contest begins, the lesser-known competition for the Republican Party's most influential donors is well under way.
Major industrialised nations have warned Moscow of tougher economic sanctions if it goes beyond the seizure of Crimea.
The US and its G7 allies will gather next week at the Hague to consider a further response to Russia's attempt to absorb Ukraine's Crimea region.
The US and EU have imposed sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on a small group of officials from Russia and Ukraine.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine, but that Moscow would use force only as a last resort.
Barack Obama's ascent to power had meaning, but now his interventions are too rare and too piecemeal to constitute a narrative, writes Gary Younge.
The world's top greenhouse gas emitters, China and the United States, have signed an agreement to work together to address climate change issues.
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said the US had a 'controlling and meddlesome' attitude towards the Islamic Republic.
The US stressed its commitment to the defense of Japan and stability in the Asia-Pacific region against a backdrop of territorial claims by China.
The first round of peace talks has ended with no progess made on ending the civil war or commitment from the govt to return to the negotiating table.