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"
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded sharp barbs and brutal takedowns Thursday, the night after their final debate, with many in the well-heeled crowd turning on the Republican nominee midway through his remarks and showering him with jeers
Militants attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early on Friday in an assault quickly claimed by ISIS and likely aimed at diverting authorities' attention for the battle to retake IS-held Mosul. Kurdish commanders believe attackers infiltrated Kirkuk posing as displaced civilians
President Obama lambasted Marco Rubio on his home turf, slamming the Senator who ran against Donald Trump in the primary, yet later endorsed his candidacy. He also mocked the Republican Party for continuing to support Trump despite multiple controversies
More than 90% of two-year-olds already have a presence online, and about one-third first appear within their first 24 hours of life. Now pediatricians are to warn that parents should be more careful about how often—and what— they post about their children online
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
The first U.S. casualty in the offensive against ISIS in Mosul came as a coalition of Iraqi forces engaged in fierce fighting with ISIS militants defending the caliphate's largest redoubt in Iraq
Donald Trump said he will accept the outcome of the presidential election — if he wins. And he said he might contest the results if they don't go his way, doubling down on his statement that raised the prospect of breaking with bedrock traditions of democracy
South Africa will soon submit a bill in parliament to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, raising concerns of a possible African exodus from a human rights tribunal accused by some African leaders of unfairly targeting their continent
Residents all across the southern U.S. should expect winter to be warmer and drier than usual, federal forecasters said, thanks to the potential start of the La Niña climate pattern. The Northeast will see an average winter
European Union leaders pledged to keep all options open to respond to any atrocities committed by President Bashar Assad's regime and his Russian backers in Syria but stopped short of threatening Moscow with sanctions
A high school teacher in Oklahoma sparked a controversy at his school when he told students in a discussion of race that “to be white is to be racist, period.” Norman Public Schools Superintendent Joseph Siano said the situation was "poorly handled"