Ferguson protestors urged to stay home
Ferguson protestors urged to stay home

Ferguson city leaders urged people to stay home after dark to “allow peace to settle in”, and have also pledged to try to…

Deadly landslides sweep through homes
Deadly landslides sweep through homes

Eight people died and at least 13 were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday…

Potential Ebola case in California
Potential Ebola case in California

A patient who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus has been put in isolation at a hospital in Sacramento, California…

Fatal fire 'like explosion'
Fatal fire 'like explosion'

One of the first police to arrive at the scene of Australia’s worst house fire says the intensity of the blaze prevented…

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UN chief condemns horrific murder of US journalist

UNITED NATIONS (AP) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is condemning "the horrific murder" of American journalist James Foley…

Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists…

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

WASHINGTON (AP) Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben…

Obama says US will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite threats to Americans

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) Obama says US will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite threats to Americans…

World Health Organization: Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 1,350

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) World Health Organization: Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak rises to 1,350.

Obama says world appalled by brutal murder of journalist James Foley; spoke with his family

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) Obama says world appalled by brutal murder of journalist James Foley; spoke with his family…

Warren Buffett's firm to pay $896,000 penalty

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about a…

Tourists evacuated amid Iceland volcano concerns

LONDON (AP) Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic…

Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Afghanistan ordered a New York Times journalist Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and…

SeaWorld drops appeal of safety violation

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer…

US warns that Venezuela is losing airline access

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Come to Venezuela and you might get a longer trip than you bargained for. That's what the U.S…

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

WASHINGTON (AP) Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben…

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President…

UAE ruler approves sweeping counter-terrorism law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The ruler of the United Arab Emirates has approved a sweeping new counter-terrorism law…

Trading in US stocks subdued ahead of Fed minutes

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are drifting in midday trading as traders wait for the latest news from the Federal Reserve. The…

AP NewsBreak: Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

WASHINGTON (AP) At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected…

Austrian police arrest 9 suspected extremists

VIENNA (AP) Austrian police have arrested nine foreigners suspected of seeking to join Islamic extremists fighting in Syria. State…

US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, a U.S. official…

Obama to speak after militants behead American

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) The White House says President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Wednesday, the day…

Obama to deliver statement in aftermath of video showing beheading of US journalist

EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) Obama to deliver statement in aftermath of video showing beheading of US journalist.

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Space

Stunning space panorama
Stunning space panorama

A photographer has captured a stunning panorama image of the Milky Way on a clear, starry night. Amit Kamble, who is also…

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Yazidi women given a bleak choice
Yazidi women given a bleak choice

Hundreds of Yazidi women who were captured by Islamic extremists are being subjected to deliberate attempts to co-opt them…

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