The U.S. and allied forces have launched airstrikes against Islamist militants in Syria for the first time, and President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the strength of the international coalition "makes it clear to the world that this is not America’s fight alone"
Some 120 world leaders announced plans to devote more than $200 billion to fund clean energy and call for a deal to cap greenhouse gas emissions
The Treasury Department announced new rules this week in a bid to make it harder for a corporation to save on taxes by changing its home address
The CDC estimates in an absolute worst-case scenario that cases of Ebola in West Africa — especially Liberia and Sierra Leone — will double every 20 days if conditions continue without a scaled-up effort, meaning numbers could reach 1.4 million by Jan. 20
These issues don't usually rule the national polls of top midterm election priorities, but there are several competitive races with energy at the forefront. The Cook Political Report expects political ads about these topics will likely reach their highest number ever this election cycle
The Israeli military used the Patriot air defense system to shoot down a Syrian fighter jet that "infiltrated" its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning, marking the first such downing in decades and heightening tensions in the volatile plateau
Tuesday marks the launch of a Scandal-inspired collection at The Limited, whose chief executive said research on their typical shopper showed Kerry Washington was in the top three of celebrities customers look to, along with Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock
Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce at a criminal justice conference on Tuesday that the federal prison population has dropped this year by roughly 4,800 inmates, marking the first decline during the course of a fiscal year since 1980
The southern cooking star reunited with Matt Lauer on Tuesday to reflect on what the last year had wrought, following her meltdown on the same show exactly 365 days earlier, and apologize for using racial slurs 30 years ago with the declaration "I is what I is"
The luxury footwear brand made famous by Princess Diana and a host of Hollywood’s finest is going public, its owners JAB Luxury confirmed. Founded in 1996, Jimmy Choo Ltd. will float “at least 25%” of its equity on the London Stock Exchange in October
Only 23% of the films distributed internationally from 2010 to 2013 featured female protagonists and only 31% of the speaking characters were women, according to a new report by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
The album, named The Endless River, is the band’s first since 1994's The Division Bell. The recording is completely instrumental, save for a track called “Louder Than Words,” and does not feature bassist and co-vocalist Roger Waters. Release date is set for Nov. 10