US Aids Displaced Iraqis as Airstrikes Help Kurds

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: David Schlager

KHAZER CAMP, Iraq (AP) - President Barack Obama justified the U.S. military's return to fighting in Iraq Saturday by saying America must act now to prevent genocide, protect its di..
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Rockets, airstrikes after Gaza war truce collapses

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes struck more than 20 targets Saturday in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior Hamas member, as militant rocket fire continued following..
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Judge rules against NCAA

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Bill Halter

    A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the ..
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Ohio sheriff: Mystery woman is actually disbarred attorney

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALLEN COUNTY, OHIO- An Ohio sheriff says he knows the name of a mystery woman with ties to Southwest Florida, and he also claims she's a former lawyer on the run!Deputies in Ohio s..
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US doctor, aid worker appear to be improving

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in Liberia indicated Friday he's getting stronger every day, and the husband of a second aid worker with the dea..
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Pentagon: New round of airstrikes near Irbil

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. launched two more airstrikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Friday, hitting a vehicle convoy and two mortar positions, the Pentagon sa..
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Iraq official: Militants hold 100s of Yazidi women

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Hundreds of women from the Yazidi religious minority have been taken captive by Sunni militants with "vicious plans," an Iraqi official said Friday, further undersco..
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Ft. Myers mayor proclaims Aug. 9th 'Hoda Kotb Day'

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The mayor of Fort Myers has proclaimed August 9th as Hoda Kotb Day. Today is also the TV personality's 50th birthday. Kotb, the NBC News correspondent and Today S..
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GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is issuing six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.    The recalls in North Am..
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FAA prohibits US airlines from flying over Iraq

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over Iraq as the U.S. launched its first airstr..
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Julio down to Category 2 storm as Iselle lingers

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Hurricane Julio has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph and is predicted to miss the Hawaiian islands by about 200 miles.&..
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WHO: Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary respo..
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Gov't fines Hyundai $17.35M over brake defect

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars.    The N..
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US weighs airstrikes, humanitarian aid in Iraq

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is weighing direct military strikes to stem an Islamic militant group's gains in Iraq, as well as humanitarian relief for thousands of displaced r..
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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.    The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buyi..
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Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.    The t..
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Kerry urges Afghan candidates to end dispute

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Obama administration on Thursday stepped up efforts to press Afghanistan's two feuding presidential candidates to end their dispute over June election..
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Prosecutor says Pistorius lied on stand

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday in closing arguments that the athlete repeatedly lied during testimony in a crude ..
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Hamas says Gaza war not over until demands met

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza City (AP) - Hamas held on Thursday its first public rally since a cease-fire with Israel, vowing never give up its arms and continue to fight for the lifting of the..
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Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has been granted permission to stay ..
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