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4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State Strategy

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State StrategyPresident Obama is set to meet congressional leaders this afternoon to outline his strategy for confronting the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He is scheduled to address the nation on Wednesday to make that strategy public.

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam Title

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam TitleWilliams' momentum in the tournament saw her not giving up a single set in a quest to take the last big title of 2014

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic StateThe United States says it has formed a coalition of 10 countries to help in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq.

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic State

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic StateThe Islamic State released a video Tuesday that showed a militant beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff. Overnight, the U.S. intelligence community came to the conclusion that the video was, indeed, authentic.

3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their Release

3 Americans Detained In North Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their ReleaseThree Americans who have been detained in North Korea appealed today to the U.S. to send a senior representative to secure their release.

ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of Immigrants

ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of ImmigrantsMarta Mendoza, a 47-year-old Mexican woman, had lived in the Los Angeles area illegally for 32 years. There, she raised six children, all U.S. citizens.

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over SyriaPresident Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, The Associated Press and The New York Times are reporting this morning, citing unnamed U.S. officials.

Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90The British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his son told BBC News. He was 90.

U.S. Prisoner Swap For Bergdahl Broke The Law, GAO Says

U.S. Prisoner Swap For Bergdahl Broke The Law, GAO SaysThe Pentagon didn't give enough notice to Congress and misused nearly $1 million when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban members, the Government Accountability Office says.

Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How — Or Whether — To Portray It

Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How — Or Whether — To Portray ItA video that shows an American journalist being beheaded by extremist militants has sparked outrage, along with arguments over whether the images should be restricted online.