More than 40 Iraqi soldiers were killed when ISIS blew up the Iraqi army headquarters near Ramadi in Iraq's western Anbar province, an Anbar provincial leader told CNN, as the battle continues for control of key cities in Iraq.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will face voters on Tuesday, just two weeks after he took a major political gamble by giving a controversial speech to the U.S. Congress against the Obama administration's wishes.
Just as meteorologists feared, Tropical Cyclone Pam has pummeled the island nation of Vanuatu. It is the strongest storm to make landfall since the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013. Aid workers on the ground are reporting massive destruction. The Australian Red Cross said via Twitter that "humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (are) urgent priorities" in Port Vila. If you would like to contribute to the efforts of those in place to help the victims of this storm, please check out one of the groups listed below. They are all poised and ready to start helping once it is safe to do so.
A video purportedly shows three British schoolgirls preparing to cross the Turkish border last month into Syria, where the teens are believed to have traveled to join ISIS, the Reuters news service reported Friday.
The next time the people of Capracotta, Italy, hear the folks in Boston complain about a snow season of more than 100 inches, they'll be like: "That's nice. We've been known to get that much in one day."
The ability of the U.S. and Canadian military to defend North America could be jeopardized by stepped up Russian military activity, according to the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The headline seemed clear: Two top ranking and allegedly inebriated Secret Service agents reportedly careened into a barrier at the White House in a government car, interrupting an active threat investigation. But another picture of that night is emerging?
Empathy. Confidence. Passion. These are the traits the next police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, will need to shrink the ocean of distrust between community and police. Ferguson might look to Sanford, Florida's experience when choosing the next chief.
Home runs and a stellar pitching performance lifted Mississippi State (19-5, 2-2 SEC) past their second-straight top-20 opponent on Friday night in a 7-0 win over No. 19 Texas A&M (20-6, 2-2 SEC) at the MSU Softball Field.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. â€“ Unable to recover from an early 3-0 lead by the home team, the 42nd-ranked Mississippi State men's tennis team (11-4, 2-1 SEC) fell to No. 18 Florida (7-5, 2-2 SEC) 4-1 in Gainesville on Friday afternoon.