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US border funding bill founders amid House opposition

US House Speaker John Boehner suffered a political setback on Thursday when he had to cancel a planned vote on legislation that would provide $659 million...

Palestinians 'facing a precipice', UN Council told

WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES Palestinians are "facing a precipice" in Gaza, the top UN refugee official there told the Security Council...

S&P 500 posts worst day since April indexes down for month

The S&P 500 posted its worst daily decline since April and first monthly drop since January on Thursday as economic data sparked concern that the...

Rescuers battle rain in search for India landslide victims

Rescuers were desperately searching into the night Thursday for victims of a landslide in western India that buried dozens of homes, with fears the death...

US issues travel warning for Ebola-hit countries

US health authorities on Thursday issued a warning against traveling to three African nations facing the largest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in...

Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.

'Sharknado 2' creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy

Flying sharks chomping through New York City drew a record audience for Syfy's "Sharknado 2:...

Manila to evacuate 13,000 amid renewed Libya clashes

The Philippines was preparing Thursday to evacuate 13,000 citizens from Libya as violence continued to rage and a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse...

Congress races to finish VA and highway bills

Congress ran full‑tilt into election‑year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five‑week summer break with no...