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President Barack Obama is sending 3,000 U.S. military as emergency aid in West Africa’s fight against burgeoning Ebola outbreak.
Joint Chiefs chairman leaves door open if a U.S.-led coalition with “no U.S. boots on the ground” proves insufficient to defeat ISIS.
Six-point-three million children died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday.
Shaun Wright had clung onto his job as police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire in the face of the almost-universal criticism
The move left crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against the Islamic State.
The forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger is part of efforts to hear European ongoing concerns about U.S. surveillance programs.
President Petro Poroshenko’s country chafed at the tentative cease-fire and the slow pace of change.
A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the nation doesn’t have the death penalty. Confused?
PLUS: Mortar fired from Gaza; atrocities in Syria; reprieve for Uber; Uighur prof on trial
Scots living in Scotland will go to the polls Thursday to decide whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
Iran wants no part of any anti-Islamic State coalition that won’t have it as a charter member.
Two loaded boats wrecked in past week, killing 700 people trying to flee Africa for Europe.
Generic deal will bring cheaper hepatitis C treatment to poor nations.
Baja California in Mexico is hit hard by a Category 3 hurricane, leaving behind disaster zones and crumbled resorts.
Qatar has pivotal role in struggle against global terrorists.
Plus: Death sentences upheld; Dissident writer arrested; Plan to save Barrier Reef; Air France flights canceled.
Queen Elizabeth II has broken her silence over the Scottish independence vote Thursday, which would divide the kingdom.
Pro-Russian rebels continued to clash with Ukraine troops in several locations including the Donetsk airport.
While no Arab states have publicly committed to military action, several told the U.S. privately they are willing to join in airstrikes.
British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Sunday to take “whatever steps are necessary” to confront the Islamic State.
PLUS: Sweden shifts in election; hurricane threatens Baja; military threatens vets
There has been just one snag in the diocese’s carefully laid veneration plans: the matter of Archbishop Sheen’s body.
Plus: Pakistan crackdown; Secret access revealed; Journalists intimidated; Criticism disputed.
The United States is pushing a U.N. Security Council bid to force all nations to try to halt the flow of their citizens to militant groups.
Murder trial of Paralympic state Oscar Pistorius ends with culpable homicide finding, but many South Africans are finding the verdict hard
Authorities arrest 10 for attack on teenage activist.
Sectarian violence in Central African Republic has claimed 5,000-plus lives since December, tally finds.
PLUS: Ukraine truce touted; Knife attack sentences; WHO: Ebola overwhelms
Judge Thokozile Masipa said she found Oscar Pistorius had no intention to kill Reeva Steenkamp.
Camels are believed to be the source infecting humans with a contagious and deadly virus spreading through the Middle East.
Better Together campaign to keep United Kingdom united may be short on appeal, but pragmatic financial concerns could prove decisive.
U.S., Arab diplomats agree to boost military and financial efforts against Islamic State.
U.S., Europe to levy more economic sanctions against Russia for its promotion of separatist war in Ukraine, despite a fragile cease-fire.
U.S. combat operations in Syria haven’t been authorized yet, defense officials say.
Plus: Peacekeepers freed; Thai junta criticized; Saudis cut oil output.
Scientists said the development demonstrates that when the world comes together, it can counteract a brewing ecological crisis.
Paralympic start Oscar Pistorius declared not guilty of murder, but still faces prospect of culpable homicide verdict.
Authorizing aid to moderate rebel groups in Syria would result in lawmakers being on record backing his strategy against the Islamic State.
Some are seeing a slow response to the flooding that began last week and has left hundreds dead in India and Pakistan.
It was an implicit acknowledgment of sensitivity to the widespread criticism that Israeli forces had used excessive firepower.
The conclusion appeared to indicate that the Syrian government was continuing to use chemical weapons in the country’s civil war.
The Islamic State’s outsized influence comes from the fanaticism of its hardcore adherents, its foes’ divisions and a social media campaign.
The military successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a nuclear submarine.
The United Nations has estimated that stopping the disease’s spread in Africa will cost at least $600 million.
PLUS: Japan OKs nuke plant; Libyan forces attacked; Pistorius verdict due; Amazon deforestation.
President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants.
President Barack Obama was to outline his plans tonight in a rare prime-time address to the nation.
British politicians insist that they are not panicking. But their actions suggest otherwise.
Colombians are asking Congress to protect workers rights as part of the trade agreement.
Syria’s Bashar Assad may be blamed as leader who let Islamic terrorists flourish and now can’t halt them.