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"
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"
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 Mosul
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
Cameroon's transport minister says at least 53 people died after a train overloaded with passengers derailed along the route that links the country's two major cities. Transport Minister Edgard Alain Mebe Ngo'o said the derailment also injured at least 300 people
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
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff testified in her criminal trial that she told him about a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge before sending an email that it was "time for some traffic problems"
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
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
A chemical spill at a northeast Kansas distilling plant released a noxious cloud of fumes, forcing temporary evacuations and sending more than 50 people to the hospital, including one person who was in intensive care, officials said
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