Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group.
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 57 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
What should the U.S. government do with American citizens who traveled to live among the Islamic State? Sam El Hassani is an American woman who is being held with her children by Kurdish forces in northern Syria after living in…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump moved to have governors deploy the National Guard at the U.S.-Mexico border. Also, the White House underscored the president’s message that the U.S. military's mission in Syria is coming to a "rapid end,"…
President Trump said Tuesday that the end is in sight for the U.S. military mission in Syria, yet military leaders have said the U.S. should remain until the Islamic State is wiped out. American reinforcements have arrived in Manbij in…
In our news wrap Friday, protesters blocked a highway in Sacramento and prevented thousands of fans from getting into a pro basketball game over the police killing of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man. Also, a gunman in Southern France…
By Sylvie Corbet, Samuel Petrequin and Jean-Paul Bonincontro, Associated Press
An armed man went on rampage Friday in southern France, carjacking a vehicle, shooting at police and taking hostages in an hours-long standoff at a supermarket.
By Associated Press
An Islamic State suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year.
By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, special correspondent
A ground-level look at what has changed between northern Syria today and six months back, when a fight against ISIS dominated the headlines.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
It's all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now entering its 17th year.
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