After 50 years of a US-imposed embargo, are we about to see a resumption of US-Cuban relations at long last?
Two American political dynasties may end up duking it out for the big political prize.
Washington looks to leverage some Holy See klout in South America as it tries to find homes for detainees.
Residents of the US capital voted to legalise cannabis for recreational purposes, but Congress did not approve the move.
The debate for gun control has been raging in the US for decades but recently gun rights advocates have gained a lead.
General John Allen says timing of any attack to retake Mosul has to be very seriously considered.
Meet the former CIA agent who was imprisoned after revealing the existence of 'advanced interrogation'.
The contractors developing the CIA's interrogation programme were paid $81m by the US government.
Rebuke of US agency's brutal abuse of prisoners will probably not spark effective action from government or public.
As world leaders gear up for environmental talks, Al Jazeera looks at the damage already done.
Ashton Carter steps into Hagel's shoes as secretary of defence but will he make an impact or find himself drowned out?