International

(Undated) -- South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham calls ISIS a threat to America. Senator Graham says he's disappointed President Obama doesn't have a plan to stop ISIS, as the terrorist group continues to strengthen. The South Carolina Senator says an attack could come from...
(Accra) -- The World Health Organization says there's evidence the numbers of Ebola cases have been greatly underestimated. The agency said on its website that the numbers of reported cases and deaths, quote, "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak." The WHO says...
(Arlington, VA) -- The Pentagon says thousands of refugees remain on Mt. Sinjar and the military's humanitarian mission will continue as needed. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said the needs of the refugees, many of which are Yazidis, continue to be assessed. There...
(Baghdad) -- Iraq's embattled prime minister is stepping aside. Nouri al-Maliki announced in a televised speech today he was resigning and gave his support to prime minister designate Haider al-Abadi, who was nominated last week by Iraq's president. Pressure has been building on...
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department refutes a report that says the White House was "caught off guard" when it learned Israel was getting supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon without its approval. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf commented on a report in the "Wall...
(Martha's Vineyard, MA) -- President Obama says the U.S. military has helped break the siege on Iraqis trapped on Mount Sinjar. Obama announced today that the military has delivered more than 100-thousand meals to Yazidis and others who had fled the marauding ISIS forces in...
(Yalta, Crimea) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to put more focus on building up his own country. Putin said Russians need to "consolidate and mobilize," not for war, but for "hard work in the name of Russia." Putin also said Russia will do "everything in our power" to...
(Washington, DC) -- The Defense Department says a possible evacuation mission on Iraq's Mt. Sinjar is "far less likely." A U.S. assessment team landed on the mountain yesterday and found there are fewer Yazidi refugees on the mountain than previously feared and they are in...
(Undated) -- Europe's top Red Cross official will travel to Kiev and Moscow today to try and find a way to get humanitarian aid from Russia into Ukraine. Russia says it's loaded a convoy of more than 200 trucks with supplies for people war-torn eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian...