Iraqi soldier explains why Ramadi fell to ISIS
Asa'ad al-Yassiri is bitter, angry and disillusioned. The Iraqi soldier says it's not that he doesn't want to fight, but the leadership isn't providing the support needed to fight ISIS.
Children among dead in Palmyra massacre
Just when it seems the horror can grow no deeper, ISIS shows that man's capacity for cruelty knows no bounds, with children executed, and a rare bird species facing extinction.
Kenyan police hurt in suspected Al-Shabaab attack
Suspected Islamist gunmen attacked Kenyan national police Monday evening in the same county where students were slaughtered in a university attack last month, leading to a heavy gunbattle that left at least five officers injured, authorities said.
'Beautiful Mind' inspiration John Nash killed
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died in a car crash Saturday, according to New Jersey State Police.
A secret Navy flight over China's military buildup
Take-off is swift on the U.S. Navy's P8-A Poseidon -- there's no slow roll down the runway on military flights -- and within minutes, the turquoise blue of the South China Sea comes into view from the window of America's most advanced surveillance and sub-hunting aircraft.
Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at sea
Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance.