Group: Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 900

In the two months since the United States and coalition allies first launched airstrikes against ISIS targets inside of Syria, the missions have killed more…

Ferguson waits: No decision this weekend

Ferguson protesters before grand jury decision

A steady rain dampened an already gloomy mood here Saturday afternoon as word spread that a grand jury looking into whether to indict police Officer Darren…

Buffalo's curse: Warmer temps and rain

man digging out car from Buffalo snow

Lindsay DeDario/Reuters

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday.

The good news: Warmer temperatures will…

UVA suspends fraternities after rape claim

Fraternity row sign

sshepard / iStock

The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article.

Family fights to save beloved dog

A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.

Joanna Armand started an online petition to protect pit bull…

U.S. to extend combat role in Afghanistan

Chinook Helicopter In Afghanistan

Pfc. Cameron Boyd/U.S. Army

In a policy shift, President Barack Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S. forces in Afghanistan into 2015, allowing troops to keep fighting the…

Report: Chances to help Adam Lanza missed

Adam Lanza

NBC/Rexusa.com

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but…

Aca-mazing! First look at 'Pitch Perfect 2'

The pitch is back and fans can't aca-believe it.

The trailer for musical comedy "Pitch Perfect 2" hit theaters and the Internet this week, promising more…

Why students are saying #ThanksMichelleObama

Michelle Obama

Brian Yaklyvich/CNN

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

ISIS threatens Anbar government center

ISIS reinforcements

ISIS Twitter

ISIS militants are fighting Iraqi military and tribal forces close to the main government complex of Anbar province in the center of Ramadi, according to a…

Obama golfs with Jeter in Vegas

Obama golfing

Pete Souza/White House Photo

President Obama has traded GOP rancor and late-fall temperatures in Washington for a golf outing with Derek Jeter at the nicest golf resort in Las Vegas.

Federer, Swiss on verge of Davis Cup title

Roger Federer, 2014 Australian Open

David Gray/Reuters

The stage is set for Roger Federer.

Arguably the greatest tennis player of all time, one of the two things missing from his resume -- which must be a dozen…

URGENT - Ferguson Grand Jury

(CNN) -- The grand jury deciding whether to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown will not…

Israel revives controversial demolitions

REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The home of Ghassan Abu Jamal has a beautiful view of Jabel Mukaber. It looks over a small valley with olive trees and grazing sheep.

It also stinks here, the…

Militants raid bus in Kenya, kill dozens

Kenya map

CNN

Islamist militants ambushed a bus in Kenya on Saturday and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses, killing at least 28 people, authorities…

Strong earthquake shakes Japan's Nagano area

Earthquake

A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official…

Top cop arrested in missing Mexican students case

REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said.

Investigators apprehended…

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