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Obama Says U.S. Will 'Take Out' Islamic State 'Wherever They Exist'

Signaling a broadening of the American offensive to date, the president said he would not hesitate to order strikes inside Syria. "If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven," Obama warned.

Souls Tumbling In The Light

Every fall, birds head south and, around Sept. 11, New York sends two beams into the sky. When birds and lights collide, that could mean trouble but New York is surprisingly gentle.

'Ask The White Guy' About The Hawks

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson's email about the diversity of the team's fans could end his run in the NBA. But were his comments really out of bounds?

Underneath Stonehenge, 'A Map Of What Was There In The Past'

Researchers from Birmingham University used high-tech equipment to map 17 ritual monuments in the area. That's in addition to the iconic circle of stones that has stood there for thousands of years.

Suicides Rise In Middle-Aged Men, And Older Men Remain At Risk

Researchers don't know why middle-aged men are increasingly likely to kill themselves. But they say it shows that efforts to reduce the toll of suicide should be focused on men.

Covering Ebola: Fear And Love In Liberia

NPR producer Sami Yenigun went on assignment with excitement and trepidation. To protect himself from infection, he did not touch anyone. Yet he was deeply touched by the people he met.

A Sad End For A Beloved Kitten

Peat the kitten had become the face of the Glenturret Distillery in Scotland. He died this week, apparently after being hit by a car.

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy On Faith And Business

More than 4,000 people paid tribute to Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy at his funeral Wednesday in Jonesboro. Cathy died Monday at the age of 93. Faith played a major role in his life including his decision to close Chick–fil–a on Sundays.

WATCH LIVE: President Obama’s Address To The Nation On The Islamic State

President Obama will address the nation tonight at 9 p.m. He will outline his strategy to combat the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Watch the PBS NewsHour live stream here.

In Macon, Legislators Hear Arguments For Medical Marijuana In Georgia

Legislators are considering arguments in favor of medical marijuana in Georgia. At an open hearing at Mercer University Wednesday, people got a chance to tell a panel of lawmakers why they think the time to legalize medical marijuana is right. About 14 people spoke to the panel at the second of five planned open hearings.

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