Around the World
Iran Parliament Votes to Limit Inspections Vital to Nuclear Deal
Iran's parliament voted Sunday to oppose the inspections of government military sites as part of a pending, multi-nation agreement to curb the country? nuclear program -- potentially complicating a final deal ahead of a June 30 deadline.
US Report Finds Iran Threat Undiminished As Nuclear Deal Deadline Closes
Iran's support for international terrorist groups remained undiminished last year and even expanded in some respects, the Obama administration said Friday, less than two weeks before the deadline for completing a nuclear deal that could provide Tehran with billions of dollars in relief from economic sanctions.
Washington fears losing Greece to Moscow
Throughout the prolonged showdown between Greece and its creditors, the Obama administration has largely sat on the sidelines, issuing the occasional warning about the potential economic impact of a default.
US struggling to recruit Iraqi troops to fight Isis, Pentagon chief admits
The US defense secretary Ash Carter has painted a bleak picture of the country's efforts to train fighters in Iraq and Syria, revealing the military has trained fewer than a third of the Iraqi troops it expected would lead the fight against the Islamic State.
Chanting 'Death to America,' Iran MPs vote to bar military inspectors
With some lawmakers chanting 'Death to the America,' Iran's parliament voted Sunday to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.
Somalia jihadists al-Shabab launch Mogadishu attack
The Somali jihadist group al-Shabab has carried out an attack in the country's capital Mogadishu.
Islamic State crisis: 'Mines planted in Syria's Palmyra'
Islamic State (IS) militants have planted landmines and explosives around the ancient Palmyra ruins, according to a group that monitors the war in Syria.
Abbas tells French FM no place for Hamas' in new government
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday told visiting French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius that any new Palestinian unity government should not include Hamas, France's top diplomat said.
Hezbollah says Lebanon blast was Israel destroying its own crashed drone
An Israel Air Force drone crashed in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Sunday, according to Lebanese media reports. An Israeli aircraft then fired on it and destroyed the downed unmanned platform, the reports said.
Arab MK to join third Gaza-bound flotilla, warns Israel not to intercept it
MK Basel Ghattas told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday evening that he would join a protest ship headed for Gaza this week and that the activists have no violent intentions.
Netanyahu: Int'l peace proposals are forced on Israel, push it to indefensible borders
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that the relative quiet that preceded Friday's terror attack in the West Bank in which 25-year-old Danny Gonen was killed, 'shouldn't fool anyone.'
Inside the United States
Officials: Chinese Had Access to U.S. Security Clearance Data for One Year
The recently disclosed breach of the Office of Personnel Management's security-clearance computer system took place a year ago, giving Chinese government intruders access to sensitive data for a year, according to new information.
Tensions build as Supreme Court readies blockbuster rulings
Tensions are building inside and outside the white marble facade of the U.S. Supreme Court building as the nine justices prepare to issue major rulings on gay marriage and President Barack Obama's healthcare law by the end of the month.
Thousands protest Galilee church 'arson'
Thousands of Christians from the Galilee and around Israel gathered at the Church of the Loaves and Fishes in Tabgha on Sunday afternoon to protest the apparent arson that heavily damaged the house of worship days earlier.
Charleston church holds first worship service since 9 killed in shooting
The historic black church in Charleston, S.C, held its first worship service since nine of its members were killed during a Bible study Wednesday night.
Arizona sheriff sending armed posse into black churches
A sheriff on trial, accused of harassing some members of a minority community, will send armed volunteer posse members into 60 black churches Sunday in response to the racially motivated attack in South Carolina earlier this week.
Evangelicals Draw Battle Lines Against Gay Marriage
With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule by the end of the month on whether same-sex marriage is legal, many Christian evangelicals say they would refuse to obey a decision allowing gay unions.