The lawsuit, if approved by the full House, would focus on Obama's implementation of his landmark healthcare law, known as "Obamacare"
An Arizona Republic journalist who witnessed the execution said he counted the inmate gasping for breath about 660 times.
The United States has "up to" 775 troops in Iraq, of whom 475 are deployed to assure the security of U.S. personnel and facilities and 300 to monitor
The Obama administration has been seeking to deal with a surge of undocumented children across the southern border.
The White House said the United States welcomed news that victims' remains and the airplane's black boxes were being transferred to the Netherlands.
U.S. immigration courts have a backlog of 375,373 cases, almost 50,000 more than they faced two years ago, according to Justice Department figures.
President Obama said the US will incorporate native American languages and cultures in school curriculums and social programs.
During the nine months ending June 30, more than 57,000 children were detained at the U.S.-Mexico border, most of them from Central America, and double last year's count
The State Department warned U.S. citizens against traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Israel could do more to follow its own criteria for protecting innocent people.
Kazakh exchange student Azamat Tazhayakov was convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice
Tariq Khdeir felt lucky as he described his apparent beating by Israeli police, as three cousins arrested with the U.S. teenager during clashes in east Jerusalem are still in jail
“It’s a hell of a pinpoint operation,” Kerry was heard saying twice, apparently frustrated during a phone call with an unidentified staffer.
Both Washington and Oregon have declared states of emergency as wildfires scorched thousands of acres, destroying homes, outbuildings and crops.
Thirty-three minors aged 6 months to 15 years along with 26 mothers landed on a U.S. flight to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the city with the world's highest murder rate.
The event was opened by far-right Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer to gave a speech attempting to justify the bombing of civilians in Gaza.
TV correspondent Diana Magnay has been reassigned after labelling Israelis cheering missile strikes on Gaza as 'scum'.
The United States has said the jetliner was hit by a surface-to-air missile fired from rebel territory.
Obama told Putin "additional steps are on the table if Russia doesn't change course"
The University of California regents confirmed a pro-Israel Jewish student to serve on the governing board over objections of protesters who said he did not represent the views of most UC students.
They will be the most senior U.S. officials to visit India for talks with the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since his May election