International

(Undated) -- An investigation hearing opens today for a Marine corporal suspected of deserting his post twice and disappearing for nearly ten years. Wasseff Ali Hassoun disappeared from his unit in Iraq during the summer of 2004. It wasn't clear if he had abandoned his post or...
(Undated) -- A top official of the militant Palestinian group Hamas says members of Hamas kidnapped three Israeli teenagers earlier this summer. The teens' abduction and deaths set off a storm of violence that led to the current war in Gaza. A Hamas official told delegates to...
(Atlanta, GA) -- The American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while treating Ebola victims in Liberia will be released from a hospital today. According to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Dr. Kent Brantly will reportedly address the media this morning before...
(Toronto) -- Bill Murray is getting his own day in Toronto. The Toronto International Film Festival has announced plans to honor the comedic actor on September 5th with free public screenings of Murray's films "Stripes," "Groundhog Day" and "Ghostbusters." The dedication comes...
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department says the U.S. is working hard with its allies to "cut off the oxygen" of ISIS. That will require going after people or groups that are funding ISIS. President Obama has called the Islamic militant group a cancer that must not be allowed...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House says U.S. special forces tried to rescue journalist James Foley and others held hostage by ISIS militants. The White House released a statement saying President Obama had authorized the rescue attempt in Syria earlier this summer. The rescue...
(Undated) -- The State Department is looking to beef up security in Iraq. A U.S. official says the department has requested nearly 300 additional military personnel. The news comes following numerous U.S. airstrikes on ISIS militants as the military tries to protect American...
(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Marie Harf says the U.S. is working hard with allies to "cut off the oxygen" of ISIS fighters. In earlier remarks, President Obama called the Islamic militant group a cancer that must not be allowed to spread. The U.S. government...
(Martha's Vineyard, MA) -- President Obama is condemning the beheading of veteran American journalist James Foley. Foley was killed by ISIS militants. The militant Sunni Muslim terror group claims the beheading was carried out in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes against ISIS...