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ISIS militants in Syria raised their flag over eastern Kobani Monday, the closest they have come to seizing the town.
It’s increasingly likely that the uber-competitive Senate race in Iowa will determine control of the U.S. Senate.
The freelance NBC News cameraman who was diagnosed in Liberia with the Ebola virus arrived in Nebraska to receive treatment.
Aceh’s modern-day whipping sessions are meant to play out as they did in ancient times — only with teenagers recording the beatings on their iPhones.
Lt. Col. Jason Brown said work is supposed to begin Monday afternoon on the main structure of the clinic that will treat infected health care workers.
The Centers for Disease Control director believes positive steps have been taken in the Ebola fight as the latest patient arrives in the U.S. for treatment.
Abdul-Rahman Kassig, the U.S. aid worker held hostage by ISIS militants, wrote to his parents urging them to seem comfort from his humanitarian work.
U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday.
Weapons-tracking organization Conflict Armament Research worked alongside Kurdish forces to recover more than 1,700 cartridges used by ISIS fighters.
Pope Francis' meeting with top bishops and cardinals could spell the first major change in the Catholic Church's teaching on family matters.
Typhoon Phanfone, which washed three American airmen in Okinawa out to sea, slammed Tokyo Monday, triggering evacuation warnings and snarling travel.
Sierra Leone recorded 121 deaths from Ebola and scores of new infections in one of the deadliest days since the disease appeared in the country.
U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser have won the Nobel Prize in medicine.
Desperate fighting between ISIS and Kurdish forces for control of the Syrian border town of Kobani is sending injured civilians into Turkey.
A hazardous materials team removed contaminated items from the apartment where the first person diagnosed with the Ebola in the U.S. was visiting.
Brenda Leyland was stopped outside her home and asked to explain her messages to the parents of the three-year-old who disappeared in 2007.
A security scare that led to the shutdown of a John F. Kennedy International Airport terminal was caused by a passenger who took a cigarette break.
A newly engaged couple's sunset hot air balloon ride ended with an emergency landing on a beach north of San Diego Sunday.
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