Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and US military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship.
A convicted felon murders his six grandchildren and his adult daughter before killing himself in Florida.
Ivan Schneider had given up on finding his luxury Jaguar stolen in 1968, until it was recovered on a cargo ship destined for Holland.
The Senate has approved President Obama's plan to train and arm Syrian rebels to counter the Islamic State.
The US pledged US$53 million in fresh aid to Ukraine for its struggle against Russia's incursion, including counter-mortar radar equipment.
A Pakistan-born neuroscientist is trying to abandon her legal fight for freedom, saying the US court system is unjust.
The US House of Representatives approves President Obama's plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels, despite skepticism about its chances for success.
A US medical missionary tells Congress how he came to understand Ebola's devastating toll after being diagnosed.
Rob Ford has an aggressive cancerous tumor in his abdomen and will soon start chemotherapy.
Barack Obama reaffirms he does not intend to send US troops into combat against the Islamic State.
Crews battled another fast-moving blaze threatening homes in Northern California, just days after a wildfire tore through a small town in the region.
America's top military officer raises the possibility of using US ground troops against the Islamic State, despite pledges from President Obama.
The simmering debate about the evolving US military strategy in Iraq and Syria has been joined by an unlikely pundit: Army Private Chelsea Manning.
Mexico will begin airlifting thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area.
Mystery surrounds the death of an Australian mining executive, who was found in Peru surrounded by drugs and with a plastic bag over his head.
By the end of the week, a US general will be in Liberia, commanding up to 3000 US troops and 17 treatment centres.
Texas woman sentenced to 18 years in prison after her husband's body was found in the front yard.
US warplanes have made their first strike near Baghdad in a new effort to decimate Islamic State rebels.
US warns Syrian President Bashar al-Assad against responding to US strikes in Syria on Islamic State targets.
The pranks started off fairly harmless, but soon strange men were appearing at the gate looking for sex.
Video game players are getting back at online opponents by sending police SWAT teams to their homes.
Hurricane Odile uprooted trees and shook buildings as it bore down on Mexico's tourist haven of Baja California.
Venezuela's chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.
Sarah Palin's daughter has a strong right hook, if witness reports of a drunken family brawl are to be believed.
US police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing and cooking his ex-girlfriend's pet dog.
She may be an unofficial candidate, but Hillary Clinton is hinting like crazy that she's ready to run.
At least 19 people have been killed in Peru when a small bus plunged 200 metres off a mountain road.
He was a record breaker of a hound who stretched to 2.2m tall and ate 13kg of food a fortnight.
A new account of the shooting of Michael Brown has the teen facing police with his hands up.
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