Hussein deputy al-Douri killed, Iraqi state TV reports
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former top adviser to Saddam Hussein and the highest-ranking member of the Iraqi leader's regime to evade capture, has been killed in an Iraqi security operation, Iraqi state-run television reported Friday.
McCain: Pentagon in 'denial' over Ramadi
With the Iraqi city of Ramadi under relentless assault from ISIS, the top U.S. military official said the fall of the city would not mark a turning point in the ongoing military campaign against the terror group.
Australian model killed fighting for ISIS
A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
Pope Francis considering Cuba visit
Washington. New York. Philadelphia. Havana? The Vatican says Pope Francis may add another leg to his trip to the United States this September, visiting Cuba just months after he helped negotiate a diplomatic thaw between the two nations.