International

(Undated) -- Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden will remain in Russia for at least another three years. Snowden's Russian attorney told reporters today that the NSA whistleblower has gotten a three-year residence permit. Snowden has been in Russia since...
(Mosul, Iraq) -- ISIS militants are now in control of Iraq's largest dam. Residents near the dam and officials in the region told the "New York Times" that militants over-ran Kurdish security forces Thursday near the Mosul dam, which is a major supplier of water and electricity...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Hackers are successfully targeting spy agencies. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say they have uncovered a cyber espionage operation that managed to penetrate two intelligence agencies along with hundreds of government and military targets in Europe and the...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit. Kerry is trying to ease political tensions in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election. It is also the first visit by a top member of the Obama administration since this week's...
(Undated) -- Pope Francis is appealing to world leaders today to help end the crisis in northern Iraq. A sweeping advance by radical Islamic state militants has forced thousands of people to flee their homes. The Vatican issued a statement today calling the situation a "...
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Close to 300 missionaries with the LDS Church are being evacuated from West Africa where the Ebola virus outbreak is alarming health experts. The Church said all of its missionaries have been safely moved out of Liberia and Sierra Leone. Those...
(Dover, DE) -- The body of fallen Major General Harold Greene is headed home. A plane carrying his remains is arriving at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware this morning. Greene was shot and killed Tuesday by a turncloak with the Afghan security force at a military complex in...
(Undated) -- One-time National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden will be staying in Russia for at least another three years. Snowden's Russian attorney told reporters today that the NSA whistleblower has gotten a three-year residence permit. Snowden has been in Russia...
(Undated) -- ISIS militants say they're expanding their gains over territory in northern Iraq and establishing a foothold near the Kurdish region. ISIS units fought with Kurdish forces near the capital of the Kurdish semi-autonomous zone on Wednesday. Witnesses say ISIS fighters...