"While the time for U.S. troops on the ground in northeast Syria winds down," says Pat Shanahan, U.S. Defense Secretary, "the United States remains committed to our coalition's cause, the permanent defeat of ISIS, both in the Middle East and…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Activists working to uncover mass graves in northeastern Syria — a region until recently controlled by the Islamic State group — need help to preserve evidence and identify human remains, an international watchdog said Tuesday.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon called the arrest a "significant blow to Daesh," using the Arabic acronym for the extremist group.
By Susannah George, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
When President-elect Donald Trump enters office on Jan. 20, the bloody war in Syria against the Assad regime will be nearing its sixth year. We asked several analysts what Trump should do about one of the most intractable problems he…
By Larisa Epatko
But before you "unplug the internet and just look at cat GIFs," take a moment to catch up on these domestic and international stories that aren't receiving the same amount of air time or column inches as this election.
By Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
A top Islamic State group leader in Afghanistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike last month, the Pentagon confirmed Friday.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama said Thursday that Islamic State militants will probably continue to be a threat to the U.S. even after the group is ousted from key strongholds in Iraq and Syria. But he stressed that the U.S. and its…
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The threat of "lone wolf" acts of terrorism inspired by the Islamic State will persist in the West, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday.
Patience Carter said she and her friends ended up at the Pulse nightclub because of a Google map suggestion. Moments after she and her friends planned to leave the club Sunday night, the gunshots began.
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