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Iraq’s Prime Minister Maliki Says He Will Step Down

Iraq’s Prime Minister Maliki Says He Will Step DownIraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced today that he will step down and endorse his nominated successor, state television says.

A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On ‘Fast-Tracking’

A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On ‘Fast-Tracking’As the Obama administration says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the Southwest border is declining, the White House is being urged to stop fast-tracking their deportation hearings.

West African Border Crossings On Lockdown Amid Ebola Spread

West African Border Crossings On Lockdown Amid Ebola SpreadThe government in the West African nation of Guinea is denying reports that it has sealed its borders with neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone in response to the Ebola outbreak.

Afghan Policeman Turns Gun On Colleagues, Killing 7

Afghan Policeman Turns Gun On Colleagues, Killing 7A day after a man dressed in an Afghan military uniform opened fire at service members from the NATO-led coalition, another insider attack is making news.

Mudslides, Flooding Strand Thousands In California

Mudslides, Flooding Strand Thousands In CaliforniaStrong rains unleashed flooding and mudslides in Southern California on Sunday, killing one and stranding thousands.

Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban, Says ‘Our Water Is Safe’

Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban, Says ‘Our Water Is Safe’"Our water is safe." That's the word this morning from Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, who lifted a 3-day-old ban on using the city's water supply.

House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security BillHouse GOP leaders pulled the plug on a $659 million bill to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from Central America.

Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta Hospital

Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta HospitalAn isolation unit at Emory University's hospital in Atlanta will be used in the coming days to house and treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.

Physicists Crush Diamonds With Giant Laser

Physicists Crush Diamonds With Giant LaserPhysicists have used the world's most powerful laser to zap diamonds. The results, they say, could tell us more about the cores of giant planets.

With Bright Benches, London Shows Off Its Love Of Books

With Bright Benches, London Shows Off Its Love Of BooksChicago had cows, St. Louis has cakes and now London has benches that look like opened books.