Karen DeYoung Before US air strikes began, Islamic State militants were selling $US1 million of oil each day, a US Treasury official says.
Molly Hennessy-Fiske Texas nurse's condition upgraded to "good" from "fair" as airline passengers from three countries told they will have to fly into one of five designated US airports for screening.
Brian Bennett Passengers flying to the US from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will have to arrive in one of five designated airports for additional screening.
Millions of dollars in social security benefits have been paid to suspected Nazi war criminals forced to leave the United States.
US firefighters have rescued a woman from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.
Gulsen Solaker and Tom Perry Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobane, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the defenders...
Arshad Mohammed Three US C-130 cargo aircraft have carried out multiple airdrops of arms and supplies to bolster the Kurd attack in Kobane.
A cruise ship carrying a lab worker suspected of contact with Ebola has returned to Texas, as US media reported the woman had tested negative for the deadly disease.
Staff at Healesville Sanctuary are saddened and shocked to hear one of its Tasmanian devils has been killed at a US zoo, its skull crushed by a block of asphalt.
Alastair Macdonald British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to pay a surprise €2.1 billion ($3 billion) bill as EU leaders ordered an urgent review of the calculations used.
The US State Department has called for a quick and transparent investigation.
Ebola vaccine trials could start in West Africa in December, the World Health Organisation says.
Humeyra Pamuk A senior Syrian Kurdish official has rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobane to help them push back...
Police have responded to reports of a shooting at a high school north of the US city of Seattle.
Michael Daly Rural US district inundated with calls after allowing seniors to "tastefully" tote guns in yearbook photos.
Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo Authorities retraced the steps of an American doctor with Ebola, who was listed Friday in stable condition at a New York hospital's isolation unit, while seeking to reassure a jittery public that the...
Alexei Anishchuk Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis...
Helena Andrews The next time you decide to tweet a seasonal (and teeny bit sexiest) punchline at a former secretary of state, just … don't.
Bradley Klapper The United States and Russia vowed Tuesday to renew co-operation on a broad array of global security matters - including intelligence sharing on Islamic State militants.
Eva-Marie Ayala A 26-year-old Dallas woman, who had extensive contact in hospital with a Liberian man who died, has been infected with the deadly virus.