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  • Militants Attack More U.N. Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    30 August 2014, 5:57 am

    Syrian rebels holding dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers hostage attacked Filipino troops in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Philippine officials said.
  • Cut Day: What If Michael Sam Doesn't Make the Team?

    30 August 2014, 4:48 am by: Jon Schuppe

    Michael Sam will learn Saturday if he made the final 53-man roster for the St. Louis Rams, a mark that would make him the first openly gay NFL player.
  • How U.S. War Games Benefit Endangered Species

    30 August 2014, 4:44 am by: Andy Eckardt and Carlo Angerer

    The lack of public access and diverse landscape of a U.S. Army training site in Germany means that it has become an ideal habitat for wildlife.
  • What's a Blog? See Chuck Todd's First 'MTP' Appearance

    30 August 2014, 4:40 am

    In 2004, blogs were a novelty in the world of campaign politics. And in his first ever Meet the Press appearance, Chuck Todd answers Tim Russert’s question: What is a blog?
  • Search On: Pair Aboard Stricken Yacht Missing for Five Days

    29 August 2014, 11:46 pm

    The couple, ages 69 and 61, were last heard from Sunday, when they reported a disabled engine, and were expected home Tuesday.
  • Big Box Health Care: Checkup for the Price of a Latte?

    29 August 2014, 9:23 pm by: Bertha Coombs

    Wal-Mart is taking an aggressive tack, with in-store branded clinics offering primary health care at a price competitors may find hard to match.
  • Another NYPD Homicide: Man Died From Restraints, ME Rules

    29 August 2014, 9:22 pm

    The NYC Medical Examiner's Office ruled Ronald Singleton's death was a homicide caused when cops put him in a "protective body wrap."
  • High Price: Get Ready to Spend More on Your Holiday Barbecue

    29 August 2014, 8:08 pm by: Elisha Fieldstadt

    Drought conditions have spikes prices for many Barbecue staples, but that doesn't mean Labor Day revelers need to go hungry over the weekend.
  • John Walker, Spy for Soviets, Dies in Prison

    29 August 2014, 8:07 pm

    Walker was sentenced in 1986 to two life terms in prison for supplying the then-Soviet Union with highly sensitive military data for almost 20 years.
  • Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law

    29 August 2014, 6:20 pm

    A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
  • Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law

    29 August 2014, 6:20 pm

    A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
  • Ukraine, Explained: What's Behind Putin's Latest Moves?

    29 August 2014, 5:02 pm by: Daniel Arkin

    Pro-Moscow rebels, with Vladimir Putin's backing, may be opening up a "third front" in the tumultuous Ukraine conflict.
  • Joan Rivers Condition Remains 'Serious,' Daughter Says

    29 August 2014, 3:50 pm

    Comedian Joan Rivers remains in "serious condition" at Mount Sinai in New York City after she stopped breathing during a minor procedure Thursday.
  • Fighter Pilot Killed in Crash an Experienced Airman

    29 August 2014, 3:38 pm

    Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. had more than 17 years flying F-15 fighter jets. He was killed when his F-15C Eagle crashed in Virginia Wednesday.
  • Will Obama's No-Strategy Strategy Embolden ISIS?

    29 August 2014, 3:31 pm by: Erik Ortiz

    Obama took heat for saying there's no strategy yet to combating the militant group ISIS, but there remain a number of options at his disposal.
  • On the Road! 35 Million Hit Highways for Labor Day

    29 August 2014, 2:56 pm

    Americans took to the beaches and open road in massive numbers on Friday to kick off one last weekend of summer fun.
  • Terrorist 'Bad Apples' Tarnishing Rep of Minnesota Somalis

    29 August 2014, 2:53 pm

    Activists working to combat terror gangs' recruitment of young men from Minnesota's Somali community are worried about their community's reputation.
  • Joan Rivers In 'Serious Condition,' Daughter Says

    29 August 2014, 2:45 pm

    Comedian Joan Rivers remains in "serious condition" at Mount Sinai in New York City after she stopped breathing during a minor procedure Thursday.
  • Volcano Erupts in Papua New Guinea, Diverting Flights

    29 August 2014, 2:24 pm

    A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation.
  • ZMapp Saves Sick Monkeys From Ebola, Study Finds

    29 August 2014, 2:15 pm by: Maggie Fox

    An experimental drug used to treat two sick American missionaries saved a batch of monkeys infected with Ebola virus, even days after they got sick.
  • Pentagon: Fighting ISIS in Iraq Costs $7.5 Million a Day

    29 August 2014, 2:06 pm

    The United States' fight against ISIS in Iraq has cost an average of $7.5 million per day since it began in mid-June — for a total of $500 million.
  • Tony Stewart: Fatal Accident One of 'Toughest Tragedies'

    29 August 2014, 1:59 pm

    Bordering on tears, the driver faced the media and the NASCAR world for the first time in nearly three weeks Friday afternoon.
  • Marks Left Deep Underground May Be Humans' Legacy

    29 August 2014, 1:58 pm

    Researchers say our global web of mines and boreholes, going as deep as 7.6 miles underground, may be humanity's longest-lasting mark on the planet.
  • Coffee Wars: Dunkin Donuts Ups Ante With Dark Roast

    29 August 2014, 1:41 pm

    Dunkin’ Donuts introduced a dark-roast hot coffee that will be launched nationwide next month.
  • White House Clarifies Obama's No-Strategy ISIS Comment

    29 August 2014, 1:00 pm

    The White House sought to clarify President Barack Obama’s comment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for dealing with Islamic militants in Syria.

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