CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (September 15, 2014) — Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.
WASHINGTON (September 15, 2014) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.
WASHINGTON (September 15, 2014) — Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution for bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.
BAGHDAD (September 15, 2014) - The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."
WEED, Calif. (September 15, 2014) -- A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (September 14, 2014) -- Hurricane Odile delivered a punishing blow to the Mexican resort town of Cabo San Lucas, tearing away the fronts of luxury resorts and leveling ramshackle homes on Monday.
PARIS (September 15, 2014) -- As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference.
MANILA, Philippines (September 14, 2014) - Government scientists say one of the Philippines' most active volcanos is showing signs of heightened unrest and an eruption is possible within weeks.
PARIS (September 15, 2014) - Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight Islamic State terrorists "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary. Iran and the United States ruled out coordinating with each other, leaving Baghdad's government caught between two powerful and antagonistic allies.
WASHINGTON (September 15, 2014) - This week offers Congress its best chance to get answers about President Barack Obama's new Mideast counterterror strategy.
WASHINGTON (September 15, 2014) — A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead.
PARIS (September 15, 2014) - Diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State terrorists Monday, while Iran ruled out working with any international coalition and rejected American requests for cooperation against the terrorists.
PARIS (September 15, 2014) - France's parliament is opening debate on a bill providing new tools to fight terrorism, including taking away passports of suspected would-be jihadis and blocking Internet sites luring French to the battlefield.
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (September 15, 2014) - A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed a colleague outside a police barracks is conscious and talking for the first time.
PARIS (September 15, 2014) - With reconnaissance planes already in action, France's president said there was "no time to lose" in the global push to combat terrorists from the Islamic State group as he opened an international conference to attack the problem — minus the two countries who share most of Iraq's borders.
(September 15, 2014) - The Middle East has confounded outsiders for years, so it is no surprise that another U.S.-led project with a straightforward goal — destroying a marauding organization of extremists — is bumping up against age-old rivalries and a nod-and-a-wink-style political culture.