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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.

U.S. Won’t Rule Out Attack In Syria To Hit Islamic State

U.S. Won’t Rule Out Attack In Syria To Hit Islamic StateAmerican aircraft have carried out more strikes against the Islamic State, after the extremist group beheaded U.S. journalist James Foley.

Kurds Say They Have Retaken Strategic Mosul Dam From Militants

Kurds Say They Have Retaken Strategic Mosul Dam From MilitantsKurdish forces say they have retaken the strategic Mosul Dam from militants of the Islamic State, apparently dealing the Sunni jihadist group its first major reversal since its forces swept into Iraq in June.

Coalition Service Members Shot During Attack In Afghanistan

Coalition Service Members Shot During Attack In AfghanistanAn attacker wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at service members of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here’s What You Need To Know

Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here’s What You Need To KnowThe Federal Aviation Administration is now allowing American flights in and out Israel. With that, here's what you need to know as the conflict in Gaza goes into day 17:

FAA Prohibits U.S. Airlines From Flying To Tel Aviv

FAA Prohibits U.S. Airlines From Flying To Tel AvivThe Federal Aviation Administration has issued a 24-hour ban on flights to and from the Tel Aviv airport.

After Thor, Marvel Announces Big Change To Captain America

After Thor, Marvel Announces Big Change To Captain AmericaSam Wilson will carry Captain America's shield. It's the second major announcement from comics publisher Marvel, which also said this week that the new Thor will be female.

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration CrisisThe White House said it's asking Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis along the border with Mexico.

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup Semifinal

The One American On The Field At Today’s World Cup SemifinalThe United States will have a presence at today's semifinal World Cup match between Brazil and Germany. It won't be the U.S. National Team on the field, but American referee Mark Geiger.

U.S. Privacy Board Says NSA Internet Spying Is Constitutional

U.S. Privacy Board Says NSA Internet Spying Is ConstitutionalA bipartisan privacy board that was appointed by President Obama following the disclosures made by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has released a report (PDF) that says the security agency's Internet spying is legal and constitutional.