American airstrikes pounded Islamic State position in Iraq's Western Anbar province to allow a coalition of tribal fighters and Iraqi forces to make gains.
Steve Inskeep recaps the weekend's U.S. Open results with Courtney Nguyen, contributing tennis writer for Sports Illustrated.
Before speaking to the nation Wednesday, he plans to meet with congressional leaders on Tuesday to try to map out what role the legislative branch should play.
The Selfie Brush is a normal hairbrush — except that it has a pocket in which you can stick an iPhone.
In taking on GE appliances, Electrolux will more than double its home appliance sales in the U.S. As part of the deal, Electrolux will continue using the GE appliances brand for that product line.
A Minneapolis clinic has closed after providing low-cost care for 42 years. Revenue from paying patients is down 30 percent because the Affordable Care Act has allowed many to buy health insurance.
Getting the experts and materiel into West Africa is difficult as many airlines have canceled flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Shipping lines are refusing to dock at the countrys' ports.
Sen. Pat Roberts was expected to skate to re-election. Republicans now are panicked that he could lose to a well-funded independent candidate, harming the GOP's chances of winning Senate control.
A poll published in Britain over the weekend shows support shifting to favor Scottish independence. With more than a week to go before the referendum, the poll alarms pro-union British politicians.
Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.
Much of the attention on the Ebola outbreak has focused on the capital Monrovia, but the situation in the far north, near the border with Guinea, is also causing alarm.
The country's prized archaeology sites are suffering, thanks to austerity measures and slashed budgets. But archaeologists face strict laws mandating state ownership of Greece's ancient treasures.
It's sometimes called "the red zone" — the first few weeks of college, when freshman women are more vulnerable to sexual assault. But researchers say it's more complicated than that.