Iraq Crisis

Two More Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets Near Mosul Dam


According to US Central Command, one of the airstrikes successfully destroyed an ISIS checkpoint near the Mosul Dam. The airstrikes were conducted to, "support Iraqi security forces and Kurdish defense forces" while they battle ISIS. Read more...
Racial Unrest

Hopes For Turning Point in Missouri Amid New Clashes


Unlike Monday night's chaos that led to the arrests of 78 people and injuries to four police officers, the situation Tuesday night in Ferguson, Missouri, was relatively calm, amid a still-heavy presence of local cops, Missouri Highway Patrol and National Guard. Read more...
Perry

Gov. Rick Perry Booked on Felony Charges with 'Head Held High'


Mobbed by cameras and supporters chanting “Perry, Perry, Perry,” a defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in late Tuesday following an indictment for two felony charges. Read more...
Forecasting

Does Cool Summer Signal Another Cold and Snowy Winter?


It's been an unusually cool summer for much of the eastern US. But does this mean the upcoming winter season will be colder and snowier than normal? Read more...
ALS Challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge Helped Raise Largest Day of Donations


Donations from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continue to flow in at a rapid pace, with over $31 million in donations in the last three weeks. Since July 29, the ALS Association said that is has received charitable donations from 637,527 new donors. Read more...