Skip to main content


Turkey Agrees To Train, Equip Moderate Syrian Opposition

The pledge to create a force to assist in fighting the self-declared Islamic State comes a day after Ankara called for creating a buffer zone around its border with Syria.

Koreas Exchange Fire; Kim Jong Un No-Show At Big Event

There were no reported injuries from the machine gun exchange along the countries' tense border. The incident comes as the North Korean leader has not been seen in public for more than a month.

Former Texas Cheerleader Behind 'Hook 'Em Horns' Dies At 78

At a pep rally in 1955, Harley Clark displayed his index and pinky fingers extended, with his two middle fingers tucked under his thumb.

Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani teen wins nobel prize.

Pakistani Teen Malala Yousafzai Shares Nobel Peace Prize

The activist who was shot by Taliban militants for promoting education for girls shares the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian campaigner against the exploitation of children.

Ebola Joke Triggers Passenger's Removal From US Airways Flight

The passenger, who was taken off a flight after it landed in the Dominican Republic, reportedly coughed and then said: "I have Ebola. You're all screwed."

Ebola gear

CDC Giving Ebola Training To Medical Professionals

The Atlanta–based Centers for Disease Control will train medical professionals how to safely handle materials exposed to infected people.

Georgia Police Officer Arrested On Kidnapping Charges

Police in coastal Georgia say an officer accused of holding three people hostage at an apartment complex is charged with kidnapping and other offenses.

Microsoft CEO Backtracks On Suggestion That Women Shouldn't Ask For Raises

During a talk at a conference about women in technology, Satya Nadella said those women who don't ask for raises would be compensated by "karma."

Police, Protesters Clash In St. Louis After Police Shooting

The latest unrest comes after an off-duty police officer killed 18-year-old Vonderrit D. Myers, who authorities say fired three times in the encounter.