French President Emmanuel Macron sweeps into DC with foreign policy that's 'more articulated, credible and serious'
French President Emmanuel Macron has been notably active on the national scene since his election last year, launching initiatives aimed at modernizing France. He has also applied the same energy to foreign policy, with a global strategy dubbed “France is back.” “Since his election a year ago,
In Africa , US special forces shifting approach on extremism
US special forces: Africa's fight against extremism to be 'frustratingly, unsatisfyingly slow'
Tillerson fights negative perceptions, Chinese influence, terrorism in first trip to Africa
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is making a week-long, five-nation visit to Africa where he's expected to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to development, democracy, security, and trade. But he does so against the harsh perception that the Trump administration does not care about Africa - after
'#GoodMuslimBadMuslim' hosts take on sex, hate crimes and Zayn Malik
ABC News' Amna Nawaz sits down with Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh to dive into the motivation behind their podcast and how they are defining being Muslim American women on their own terms.
The core issues at stake as Trump plans to meet Macron
President Trump will reemerge in public Wednesday evening for the first time since Saturday as he heads to Paris to celebrate Bastille Day . It’s his third trip abroad as president, and despite its brevity, it is an important one. As Trump celebrates America’s oldest ally’s most important national
'Guantanamo Diary' Author Cleared For Release, ACLU Says
A Guantánamo inmate who detailed his captivity in the best-selling memoir, “Guantánamo Diary,” was cleared today for release, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who has been held at the detention camp in Cuba for 14 years with no charges, was cleared for release
Oscar Winners: The Full List 2015
"Birdman" is flying high! The film had the biggest night and took home the biggest prize: best picture. The film's director, Alejandro González Iñárritu, also won the directing Oscar, and the film was honored for cinematography and original screenplay, too. In the acting categories, "Whiplash" star
Oscars 2015: Using the Big Screen to Battle Extremism
As the White House races to figure out ways to battle extremism around the globe, an African filmmaker has taken the fight in another, unusual direction: to the big screen with an Oscar-nominated movie about the tragedy of life under extremist rule. “Timbuktu,” made by Malian-Mauritanian director
Excerpt: 'Guantanamo Diary' by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
Excerpted from the book GUANTANAMO DIARY by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Diary and annotated diary copyright © 2015 by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Introduction and notes copyright © 2015 by Larry Siems. Reprinted with permission of Little, Brown and Company. Chapter One Jordan-Afghanistan-GTMO July 2002- ...
Oscars 2015 Nominations: The Complete List of Nominees
Some of the brightest stars in Hollywood are celebrating this morning after receiving the highest acting honor: an Oscar nomination. Meryl Streep earned yet another nomination for her work in “Into the Woods,” along with Patricia Arquette and Emma Stone in the Best Supporting Actress category.