Three White House officials and the Rev. Al Sharpton are expected to attend the funeral for 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, in Ferguson, Mo.
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the U.S. "strongly supported" the cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas and asked all sides to comply with its terms.
Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani said his forces will fight the Islamic State with weapons suppied by Iran.
New Jersey politicians ask Israeli government to treat the search for 23-year-old Aharon Sofer, as if an Israeli soldier was missing. Sofer, a student from Lakewood, N.J., has been missing in Israel since Friday.
Veterans' unemployment and homelessness rates have been going down, President Obama told the American Legion's 96th National Conference in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday. The president outlined what steps are being taken to continue improving life for veterans in America.
President Obama spoke at the American Legion's 96th Annual Conference about the U.S. military strategy behind airstrikes in Iraq and the killing of American journalist James Foley on Tuesday.
Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) released this ad using the Ebola outbreak to bolster criticism of his opponent, Rep. Mark Cotton (R-Ark.), for voting "to cut billions from our nation's medical disaster and emergency programs."
The Iraqi military deliver aid and evacuate vulnerable residents from the town of Amerli in northern Iraq, which has been besieged by Islamic State militants for the past two months. The U.N.’s representative in Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, expressed alarm on the situation and warned of a possible massacre should the Islamist militants overrun the town.
Convoys of tanks and armored vehicles have been seen rolling in eastern Ukraine as tensions with Russia remain high. Ukraine’s president dissolved the country’s parliament and announced early elections this fall.
A car bomb in a busy Shiite area of eastern Baghdad killed at least 11 people on Tuesday, according to local officials. The blast, which wounded 31 others, is the latest in a series of attacks.
Burger King is in talks to buy doughnut chain Tim Hortons and create a new holding company headquartered in Canada, an increasingly popular move among companies that could shave its tax bill.
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