President Joe Biden is expected to use the word "genocide" on Friday, but that could be subject to change.
The move could further strain relations between the U.S. and Turkey, a NATO member and key ally.
The attempted ethnic cleansing in 1915 of Armenians, the world's first Christian nation, is one of the darkest chapters in history.
President Joe Biden could write an important chapter in American history.
While the papal tour to Iraq may have inspired hope in many, it also revealed how insidious the systematic erasure of Middle Eastern Christians, and other ethnic and religious minorities, is—and how easily their experiences have been sidelined for the sake of political expediency.
The silence and inaction of the international community in the face of Azerbaijan's shameless vilification and incitement of hate has left many fearing the worst.
Today, the reality star had more than turning 40 to be happy about with the announcement that the US Library of Congress will officially recognize the Armenian Genocide of the early 20th Century.
The House and Senate passed non-binding resolutions recognizing the 20th-century atrocity as a genocide, but the White House did not follow suit.
Both houses of Congress have passed resolutions acknowledging the 20th century atrocity, which Turkey still denies happened.
The 20th century genocide killed more than 1 million people, and the Turkish government still denies it occurred.
Two bills passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support on Tuesday, one recognizing the Armenian genocide and the other calling for sanctions on Turkish officials.
The House voted overwhelmingly to support the bill recognizing the early 20th century genocide, in which more than 1 million Armenians are thought to have been killed.
Dozens of nations see the deaths of a million and a half Armenians and hundreds of thousands of Greeks and Assyrians under the Ottomans as a genocide, the U.S. might have too, an NSC official told Newsweek.
America, as the planet's most powerful nation, can offer crucial help.
The pope angered Turkey by using the same term in a statement earlier this year.
The reality TV star responded to the advertisement on her blog.
The ad, which follows billboards in the Boston and Chicago areas, comes just before the 101st anniversary of the genocide's start.
There is little debate among scholars that the events of 1915 constitute genocide. Politicians skirt the term for other reasons.
Clinton Used the G-Word as Senator but Not as Secretary of State.
Today, Armenia will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide.