President Joe Biden accused the Syrian government of detaining Austin Tice, who has been missing for 10 years.
Iran denied involvement in the stabbing of Salman Rushdie and instead blamed the famed author and his supporters for the attack.
The attack in Jerusalem followed a tense week between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.
It was one of the worst fire tragedies in Egypt in recent years.
The Justice Department says Iran engaged in a murder-for-hire scheme targeting the former national security advisor.
Ahmad Abouammo received cash payments and gifts in return for providing information to the Saudis about accounts that were critical of the kingdom.
A deal to end nearly three days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants has held into the morning.
Stevens defeated Rep. Andy Levin, a Jewish progressive targeted by pro-Israel groups.
George Takei discusses his thoughts on black actors fighting Hollywood’s diversity problems.
"It wasn’t the stiff, uptight, you know, kind of snobby-type atmosphere at the PGA tour," the Georgia Republican said.