Vice Admiral Michael Rogers, now the Navy's top cyber warrior, was cautious during often terse exchanges at a Senate hearing on his confirmation
The Washington state detainees want to see deportations stopped and are demanding better food, an increase in the $1-per-day pay for prison work, and better treatment by guards
A Senate Democratic aide said it had not yet been determined whether the Senate Ukraine bill would include the reforms.
The State Department said Kerry told Lavrov Washington wanted Moscow to cease its military advances in Ukraine, stop its drive to annex Crimea and end "provocative steps."
The quake, which was initially reported as magnitude 6.1, hit 40 miles (64 km) west of Eureka, California
Obama has said a referendum on Crimea would violate international law and the Ukrainian constitution while Putin defends Crimea's decision to hold referendum
None of the injuries are life-threating, according to a statement by the Anaheim Fire Department
It was the first time he has spoken with the leaders of the three Baltic states about the crisis
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia that any steps to annex Ukraine's Crimea region would close the door to diplomacy, as Russian military took control of some 11 border checkpoints in Crimea
In an interview with a private news channel on Friday, US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal said that Washington is ready to do business with Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi if he ascends to the top job.
American ambassador shakes hands with Modi recently, who is accused of turning blind eye to deadly religious riots in 2002 that killed hundreds of Muslims
Nine Russian soldiers who were in Canada for preplanned military exercises will be deported from the country, officials said on Thursday.
The report shows that not only do freedom of navigation operations occur with adversary countries such as Iran, but also allied countries such as the Philippines and Malaysia
Canada is home to a sizeable Ukrainian diaspora and the Conservative government has strongly condemned Russia's actions in Crimea
Obama signed an executive order aimed at punishing those Russians and Ukrainians responsible for a Russian incursion into the Crimea
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say having his meetings with his sisters monitored by an FBI agent working with the prosecution is hindering their effort to gather evidence to argue against the death penalty
Susan Rice will visit Israel in May as head of a U.S. delegation consulting on a range of issues involving the two countries
The New York Times said the CIA's inspector general launched the probe after members of Congress complained that agency officers had improperly accessed the work of Intelligence Committee staffers
Nigeria has for years been fighting to recover his money, but companies linked to the Abacha family have gone to court to prevent repatriation
Syria's U.N. Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari is to remain within a 25-mile (40-km) radius of New York City, similar to restrictions that apply to Iranian and North Korean envoys.
Both separatists and federalists will be nervously eyeing Scotland's referendum, scheduled for Sept. 18, on whether to leave the United Kingdom