The Iraqi army pushed into a town near the ISIS-held city of Mosul on Saturday, a day after dozens of ISIS militants stormed into the northern city of Kirkuk, setting off two days of clashes and killing at least 80 people
Cyber attacks targeting the internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupted service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify, mainly affecting users on the U.S. East Coast. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was "investigating all potential causes"
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq on Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from ISIS militants
A woman performing the national anthem prior to an NBA preseason game in Miami did so while kneeling. Denasia Lawrence opened her jacket just before she started to sing, revealing a "Black Lives Matter" shirt, then dropped to her left knee and sang
The so-called "left-behinds," as the relief workers in Calais' refugee camp call the youth still hunkered down in tents in the Jungle, have deepened the tension roiling the camp, as French officials prepare to demolish the settlement forever
White powder sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign office in New York City on Friday has been deemed "non-hazardous," police said. Four campaign staffers were examined by medical personnel and released. No health issues have been reported
The American Academy of Pediatrics announced new screen time guidelines for children, and they come with some surprising changes. The new guidelines dispense with a lot of the old “less is more” approach to screens, in favor of a more nuanced approach
Police are investigating a deadly home invasion involving children in Georgia. Officers found an 11-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy shot to death inside a house in Jonesboro on Saturday morning. The two were siblings
Russell Simmons, hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur, has known Donald Trump for three decades. While they are friends, Simmons said he has heard Trump say things that “seemed a little racist,” “anti-Semitic,” and “Islamophobic"
Rescue workers estimate the death toll from an overloaded train that derailed in Cameroon is at least 73. Officials have put the death toll at 53 but said it will climb as they raced to transport more than 600 injured people to hospitals in the capital
The European Space Agency says its experimental Mars probe crash-landed and may have exploded when it hit the surface of the red planet. Pictures show a black spot in the area where the craft, called Schiaparelli, was meant to land
Donald Trump's attorneys have asked a federal judge to exclude any statements made by or about the Republican nominee during the presidential campaign from his upcoming civil trial over the now-defunct Trump University, according to court records