The U.S. Navy has dispatched an aircraft carrier to waters off the coast of Yemen.
As NPR's Jackie Northam reports, the vessels are joining others in the region in an increasing show of force. She filed this report for our Newscast unit:
The U.S. Supreme Court hears legal arguments next week in the legal battle over same-sex marriage. It's an extraordinarily high-stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves as incredibly ordinary.
Executions in Georgia are likely to resume, as state officials say they've identified a problem with lethal injection drugs.
On March 2nd, the state called off the scheduled execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner, saying the lethal injection drug they intended to use appeared "cloudy."
Now that Democrat Hillary Clinton has officially launched her presidential campaign, the 2016 race for the White House is underway.
The GOP got its third entrant in what is shaping up to be a crowded field when Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid Monday.