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U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To Influx

U.S. To Open Immigrant Family Detention Centers In Response To InfluxCiting a rise in the number of children and families attempting to immigrate into the Southwestern U.S. illegally, the Obama administration says it will use new detention facilities to house the families.

In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.

In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.With 30 seconds left and despite astronomical odds, the United States men's national soccer team was about to qualify for the second round of the World Cup.

Video: Caught In Crossfire As ISIS Claims More Iraqi Cities

Video: Caught In Crossfire As ISIS Claims More Iraqi CitiesTo get a good feel for what exactly is happening on the ground in Iraq, watch this video of BBC correspondents who were caught in the crossfire.

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Benefits

Married Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal BenefitsThe Family Medical Leave Act's benefits will soon extend to married same-sex couples in all of the U.S., under a White House plan that will be formally announced today.

Obama: U.S. Forces Won’t Return To Combat In Iraq Crisis

Obama: U.S. Forces Won’t Return To Combat In Iraq CrisisPresident Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with the Sunni extremist group ISIS, which has won several key battles in recent days.

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Accused Of Illegal Fundraising

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Accused Of Illegal FundraisingProsecutors believe that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of a "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups in violation of state law.

Number Of Displaced People Hits A High Last Seen In World War II

Number Of Displaced People Hits A High Last Seen In World War IIAt least 51.2 million people are now living under forced displacement, a UN agency says, announcing its tally of people who are seeking refuge or asylum, or who are internally displaced.

Defending Champ Spain Knocked Out Of World Cup

Defending Champ Spain Knocked Out Of World CupChile beat Spain, 2-0, in group play Wednesday, knocking the defending champs out of soccer's World Cup. Both goals came in the first half.

Ga., Mo. Inmates Put To Death; First Since Botched Oklahoma Execution

Ga., Mo. Inmates Put To Death; First Since Botched Oklahoma ExecutionA Georgia inmate convicted of rape and murder has become the first person to be executed in the U.S. since the botched lethal injection of a prisoner in Oklahoma.

One Of Kenya’s Legendary ‘Tuskers’ Is Killed By Poachers

One Of Kenya’s Legendary ‘Tuskers’ Is Killed By PoachersKenya is mourning the death of one of its legendary elephants. Satao was known as a tusker, one of the few remaining elephants whose tusks are so big they almost touch the ground.