International

(Arlington, VA) -- President Obama calls ISIS a barbaric group and a threat to world peace. After a meeting with U.S. combatant commanders at the Pentagon, the President also heaped praise on the men and women of the U.S. armed forces. President Obama says the international...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says the civilized world continues to be shocked by the brutal and barbaric acts of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. With many nations involved, Kerry says military and diplomatic efforts against ISIS must continue to be done in a...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. is deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobani. The Syrian border town is under siege from ISIS. U.S.-led airstrikes have been hitting ISIS targets near Kobani. Neighboring Turkey is under pressure to get...
(Washington, DC) -- White House press secretary Josh Earnest is rejecting criticism that President Obama waited too long to arm moderate Syrian rebels. Earnest said it took time to ensure that U.S. arms do not wind up in the wrong hands. Congress recently authorized the training...
(Undated) -- The World Health Organization insists there's still no evidence the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is being brought under control. The statement contradicts comments made Tuesday by CDC Director Doctor Thomas Frieden who said there had been progress made against the...
(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says the U.S. is not making demands of Turkey in the fight against ISIS. In a Pentagon briefing, Kirby noted that discussions are continuing with Turkey. U.S.-led airstrikes have been hitting ISIS targets near Syria's border with...
(Undated) -- A new report has China overtaking the U.S. as the largest economy in the world. "Business Insider" says the International Monetary Fund estimates that China's purchasing-power adjusted GDP will be 17.6 trillion dollars by the end of the year. The U.S. GDP is...
(Undated) -- The first person ever diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil has died. Thomas Duncan had been undergoing treatment at a Dallas hospital. He'd arrived in Texas last month from Liberia to visit family.
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is confirming it launched six airstrikes against ISIS militants near Syria's border with Turkey. The strikes hit targets near the Kurdish city of Kobani, which is on the verge of being overrun by ISIS terrorists. The military says the strikes took...