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Obama warns of jihadist 'cancer' in Iraq as reporter slain

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, after an American...

Islamic State opens new anti-US front with beheading video

BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State's beheading of a U. S. journalist and its threat to "destroy the American cross" suggests it has...

Volunteers a buffer between police and protesters

The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves.

Thousands mourn after Israel targets, kills Hamas chief's family

Several thousand mourners on Wednesday joined the funeral procession for the wife and baby son of...

Jihadists claim beheading of US journalist

Jihadist group the Islamic State on Tuesday claimed to have executed American journalist James Foley in revenge for US air strikes against its fighters in...

US attorney general headed for racially charged Ferguson

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with riot police in Missouri overnight after police reports released earlier on Friday said a black teen was a...

Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation...

US could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq

U. S. could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq: official

US official says unified with Japan on need for Russian sanctions

A senior US Treasury official said on Wednesday that the US and Japanese governments are completely...