U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS Near Baghdad, Marking First Step In Expanded FightWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters. read more
California's King Fire doubles as wildfires spreadAs of Monday evening, A 3,900-acre wildland fire burning in El Dorado County, California continues to displace many residents. VPC Nearly 1,500 firefighters Monday evening battled a rapidly spreading fire in the steep forests east of Sacramento, one of 11 ... read more
Obama to Unveil Expanded Ebola ResponsePresident Obama plans to unveil today an expanded the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst outbreak of the disease in history. Obama, who has called the outbreak a national security priority, will outline new steps to address the ... read more
Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death says she had God by her sideMeriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for refusing to renounce Christianity, told Megyn Kelly Monday, “the situation was difficult but I was sure God would stand by my side.” Ibrahim, who arrived in New Hampshire Aug. 1 to begin a new ... read more
Strong 5.6 earthquake reported in TokyoAn earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook buildings in Tokyo late Monday night. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was centered at about two kilometers west/northwest of Iwai, Japan, and hit at about 11:28 p.m. ET. The agency ... read more
Obama to Call for Expansion of Ebola Fight - New York Times
Obama to Call for Expansion of Ebola Fight
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Under pressure to do more to confront the Ebola outbreak sweeping across West Africa, President Obama on Tuesday is to announce an expansion of military and medical resources to combat the spread of the deadly virus, administration ...
Obama to announce expanded plan to fight Ebola
Ebola Surge: Obama to Pledge Millions to Keep Country Safe
Obama to Unveil Expanded Ebola Response
Hundreds of thousands without power after Odile slams Baja California - Fox News
Hundreds of thousands without power after Odile slams Baja California
September 15, 2014: A fallen utility post blocks a road as seen through the windshield of a car in the city of Loreto, Mexico. (AP Photo/Fernando Lopez Pineda). CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico – Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail ...
UPDATE 6-Odile batters Mexico's Baja resorts, knocks out power to most area
Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California
Hurricane Odile leaves Baja California in shambles
US Efforts to Build Coalition Against Islamic State Hampered by Sectarian Divide - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal
US Efforts to Build Coalition Against Islamic State Hampered by Sectarian Divide
Wall Street Journal
A conference to discuss how to combat the Islamic State is under way in Paris. Made up of 26 countries, including the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Russia, it aims to show a united front on fighting the militant group. WSJ's Mark Kelly reports. U.S. efforts to build a ...
Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq support
US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad forthe first time
Iran supreme leader spurns US overture to fight Islamic State
US Hits ISIS Position Near Baghdad in New Phase of Strikes: Official - NBCNews.com
US Hits ISIS Position Near Baghdad in New Phase of Strikes: Official
The U.S. carried out an airstrike near Baghdad on Monday as the beginning of intensified action against ISIS militants in Iraq, defense officials told NBC News. U.S. attack aircraft hit an ISIS fighting position southwest of the capital in support of the Iraqi security ...
US Airstrikes Hit Targets Near Baghdad Held by ISIS
Airstrike in Iraq Opens New Phase in Fight Against Islamic State, US Says
Washington escalates air campaign against Isis
Urban Outfitters apologizes for blood-stained Kent State shirt - Boston Globe
Urban Outfitters apologizes for blood-stained Kent State shirt
Share via e-mail. To. Add a message. Your e-mail. Print. Comments. WASHINGTON — ''Get it or regret it!'' read the description for a ''vintage'' Kent State sweatshirt that Urban Outfitters briefly offered for $129. There was just one available for purchase.
Urban Outfitters Attempts to Sell Kent State Sweatshirt Spattered with Fake Blood
Kent State provocation with 'blood' sweatshirt denied
Ukraine to ratify EU pact, offer rebels self-rule
Ukraine moves to turn the page on the bloodiest chapter of its post-Soviet history.
Officials: First U.S. strike in expanded Iraq fight
Warplanes target the Islamic State group near Baghdad.
Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee.
Crews battle 11 major California wildfires amid drought, heat wave
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battled nearly a dozen major wildfires across California on Monday that have forced hundreds of people to flee, destroyed dozens of homes and structures and charred thousands of acres of forest land left bone dry by the state's record drought.The most destructive of the 11 blazes, the Courtney Fire, quickly blackened 320 acres east of Yosemite after it erupted on Sunday, burning several homes to the ground, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. ...