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Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest...

Egypt to invite delegates to resume Gaza truce talk: Abbas

Egypt is to invite Israeli and Palestinian delegations to return to Cairo to resume talks on a long‑term truce for Gaza, Palestinian president Mahmud...

Officer critical in coma after California gunfight

A veteran, second‑generation police officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being wounded in a shootout where the rookie...

Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people.

US ready to 'take action' in Syria if Americans threatened

The White House said it was ready to "take action" against any threat to America as it indicated serious consideration of US military strikes...

Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday.

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

Israel strike kills family of 5 in Gaza

Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians from the same family, two of them children, as the war between Israel and Hamas...

Washington flash floods, mudslides damage several homes

An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north‑central Washington...