The visit comes at a time when relations between the two countries are frayed. Reacting to the ouster, the United States froze some aid to Egypt.
The legal battle over the New York City Police Department's controversial policy took a dramatic turn last week. A federal judge had ruled the practice unconstitutional, but an appeals court put that order on hold. What will happen next will partly depend on who New York's next mayor is.
Mohammed Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, was Egypt's first-ever democratically elected president. A year after he was elected, he was ousted by the military following massive protests against him. Morsi goes on trial Monday, accused of inciting violence against protesters.
Depending on where you live, you might be able to vote for your local coroner this election season. About 1,600 counties across the U.S. still elect coroners, and that means candidates have to be popular before they can start signing death certificates.
As a way to bring new people to the chuch, a few mainline churches are experimenting with informal services centered around craft beer. The result is not sloshed congregants; rather, it's an attempt to do church differently.
What do ancient Sumerians, Paulaner monks, Arthur Guinness and a whole bunch of party-hardy millennials have in common? Pairing beer with God.
Latinos are three times as likely to be uninsured than white Minnesota residents, making them a key demographic for the state's new online health insurance marketplace. Health workers hope to encourage questions and provide answers by heading out onto the streets — and even into hair salons.
The rate of heroin use is up, and federal data shows that nearly 80 percent of people using the illegal drug had previously abused prescription painkillers. The drugs have similar effects, and curbing painkiller abuse may help stymie the draw to heroin.
The satirist has managed to anger two governments in Egypt. Both the Islamists and the military have taken offense to his routines.
With the federal insurance exchanges still a mess, some uninsured people are turning to local groups to figure out how and where to purchase insurance. In Florida, a lack of coordination among different agencies is leaving room for dubious outfits to enter the scene.
The country's interior minister said the attack was aimed at derailing peace talks with the militant group. Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the drone strike was "an attack on regional peace by America."
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took to Capitol Hill this week to try and explain the botched rollout of the website that is central to implementation of the Affordable Care Act. And despite apologies and mea culpas, the Obama administration is dealing with new questions about its grasp of technology — and even about the president's veracity.
Nearly 1,000 scheduled flights and 100,000 passengers were affected at Los Angeles International Airport, where a gunman on Friday killed a TSA agent and wounded others. On Saturday afternoon, a major terminal in one of the nation's busiest airports finally reopened, FBI agents continued their investigation, and thousands of passengers tried to catch their flights.
As the world champion Boston Red Sox made their way on Boylston Street to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the celebration gave way to a moment of reflection.
A day after a shooting grounded hundreds of flights and more than 99,000 passengers, the airport was back to normal. Meanwhile, portraits of the alleged shooter and the slain TSA agent are emerging.
The late-night sketch comedy show is coming under new criticism. Should Saturday Night Live include more black, female comedians because it's the "right thing to do?"
Two floating structures on opposite sides of the country have provoked a lot of speculation. Now documents finally provide some cold, hard facts.
The NSA leaker told a German lawmaker that he wanted to testify before the U.S. Congress, but he hoped the U.S. would stop treating him like a traitor.
The president is being accused of having misled the public about problems with his health care law — or having been misled himself. Either way, the president is taking political punches for not seeming on top of his own agenda.
By day, he's in charge of a small mosque in a village in southeastern Turkey. By night, Ahmet Tuzer becomes the lead singer in the band FiRock, which mixes Sufi mysticism and psychedelic rock.