NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a news conference addressing the issues plaguing the NFL. Several high-profile incidents of player misconduct have come to light recently.
Supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr held a rally in Baghdad Saturday to protest against the United States' military campaign in Iraq against the Islamic State.
The U.S. Navy releases video of jets conducting missions against Islamist militants in Iraq from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush on Friday.
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul are back in Turkey. They included diplomats, soldiers, Turkish consulate employees and even children, released after being held for three months.
Members of the Kurdish pesh merga's all-female unit, which has been around since 1996, said they decided to join the fight against the Islamic State after witnessing the groups rapid advancement in the Middle East.
The French military released cockpit video of Rafale jets participating in their first air strikes in Iraq as part of the country's promise to join military action against the Islamic State.
In this ad released by independent Kansas Senate candidate Greg Orman, Orman says that if he is elected independents could control the balance of the Senate.
Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond announced Friday that he will resign as first minister and leader of his political party, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom.
President Obama announced a new public awareness campaign called "It's On Us" to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
Vice President Joe Biden is wont to put his foot in his mouth. But this week, he really upped his game. It was not a good week for Joe Biden.
At a vigil Thursday night, students read messages for their missing co-ed. Meantime, officials are seeking volunteers for a mass search on Saturday.
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South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.
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A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.
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President Obama argues at the U.N. General Assembly that U.S.isolationism could leave a leadership vaccuum in the world.