Group takes major step toward dismantling divisive policy.
The Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 in favor of gay marriage though the fight is far from over.
Bipartisan efforts will go ahead despite White House warnings that they risked derailing nuclear talks.
The U.S. president stated it is time to "cut loose the shackles of the past" after five decades of strained relations between the two countries.
Chuck Hagel has resigned after less than two years in the top post.
Nobel Laureate Eric Maskin offers a spirited examination of the political process in the United States. Politics,Economics,Eric Maskin,United States,Lara Vergnaud
Goal is to galvanise member states to sign up to a comprehensive new global climate agreement.
During their call, the two leaders reportedly discussed the growing instability in Iraq and the crisis in Gaza.
Lawmakers reached historic decision in late-night session that lasted thirteen hours.
Conservatives infuriated by ruling that kept President Barack Obama’s healthcare program intact.
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