Islamic State militants posted a video on Tuesday that purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the insurgents in Iraq.
U.S. police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago.
Missouri's governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities forcibly dispersed a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called for peace on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer and urged authorities to be transparent in their investigation.
A Fox News pundit was noted making eyebrow-raising comments about none other than U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama herself. What's even more intriguing is the fact that the person uttering the headline-making statements is a psychiatrist.
NewLink Genetics Corp, which licensed an Ebola vaccine developed by Canadian government scientists, has enough doses on hand to launch the first human safety trial of an Ebola vaccine this summer, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama called the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy on Tuesday and urged a thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting and arrests in a St. Louis suburb.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday Iraqhad taken "a promising step forward" in designating a new prime minister, vowing to step up support for a new Iraqi government in a widening conflict that his administration had hoped to avoid.
After Sunday's supermoon comes the Perseid meteor shower, which is an annual event that astronophiles anticipate due to its spectacular visuals. As many as 100 shooting stars can whizz past the night sky each hour when it peaks Tuesday night.
President Barack Obama's pledge to fast-track the deportation of migrant children from Central America is out of step with the opinion of a majority of Americans, who say the children should be allowed to stay in the United States, at least for a while.
Tropical Storm Iselle battered Hawaii with driving winds and rising surf on Friday, knocking down trees and causing power outages, the first of two major storms due to hit the archipelago as the more powerful Hurricane Julio gathered steam behind it.
If you're a moon person, you may be very pleased to know that 2014's biggest and brightest moon will can be seen this weekend. This is especially if you've missed the other supermoons that occurred earlier this year.
A hurricane and a tropical storm on Wednesday were heading west across the Pacific Ocean toward the tourist haven of Hawaii, where officials announced school closures and warned visitors and residents to prepare.
It is not known whether the "serum" Brantly received before he was flown to the US was the same one used on Writebol, but there has been reports that there are several drugs in development to treat the virus. However, NBC News said that it had been stopped as it currently address concerns by the US Food and Drug Administration.
It's almost always expected that some human resources will be bumped off in the wake of a merger, like what's actually happening now at Apple just two months after it officially bought Beats.