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Man seen with missing UVa student being sought

A man authorities believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging...

Islamic State tells followers to attack US, French citizens: Website

Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other...

Courtroom cameras sought in theater shooting trial

News organizations are asking a judge to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial,...

Kurds say they have halted Islamic State advance on Syrian town

Syrian Kurdish fighters have halted an advance by Islamic State fighters to the east of a predominantly...

Crews make progress on huge California wildfire

Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three‑dozen structures, forced the...

Yemen Shiite rebels rout Islamist-allied general

Heavily armed Yemeni Shiite militiamen took over the headquarters and house of a powerful army general allied to Sunni Islamists on Monday and set up...

US existing home sales fall in August

Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first‑time buyers remained scarce.

Germany organizing conference on refugee crisis

Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is organizing an international conference on the refugee crisis resulting from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug.