If the new target is met the US would allow a 57-percent increase in refugee arrivals since 2015.
John Kerry briefs lawmakers on the new goal, a 57 percent increase since 2015, The Washington Post reports.
Concerns about the health of presidential candidates - individuals with high-stress day jobs - are nothing new, NBC News reports.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States and Russia have finalized a plan to reduce violence in Syria.
The two countries are unlikely to sign a free-trade agreement during the Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.
More than 4.8 million Syrians have fled their homeland since a civil war began tearing their homeland apart, NBC News reports.
Most people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money to the Clinton Foundation.
Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their tributes to mark his 90th birthday, and the iconic leftist revolutionary also lambasted his old foe, the U.S.
Iran executed a scientist convicted of spying for the United States, an official said Sunday.
Hillary Clinton is really going to have to bring it in her speech Thursday night after that all-star lineup that included Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, the Hill reports.
The Philippines pushed hard for The Hague's ruling to be included a joint ASEAN statement, Manila's foreign minister said.
The Kremlin calls the claims absurd, and the Russian Foreign Minister only said he does not 'want to use four-letter words.'
An official offered a "four-letter" response to claims Russia hacked the email of the Democratic National Committee.
Robert Amsterdam, who had represented the Turkish government in its 2015 civil suit against Gulen, says Turkish authorities have sufficient evidence.
Turkey's president says he cannot ignore calls for the death penalty for coup plotters, as Europe worries about a more repressive Turkey.
Turkey's acting military chief said on Saturday that an attempted military coup had been crushed by forces loyal to the government in clashes in which dozens were killed.
CNBC's Susan Li reports on comments from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the possible military coup in Turkey.
Boris Johnson: a man whose vocabulary is matched only by his ability to offend at every turn, NBC News reported.
Days ahead of a ruling by an international tribunal over disputes in the South China Sea, China has stepped up its rhetoric.
Half of the adult refugees arriving in the US have college educations and can help grow the US economy if companies are willing to hire them, says this State Department official.