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The share of Americans older than 25 who have never been married keeps getting larger. That cohort is growing much faster for black people, even as many say they want to marry one day.
The Homeland Security Department privately acknowledged in a confidential meeting recording obtained by AP that about 70 percent of immigrant families failed to report as ordered.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron urged Parliament to authorize participation, saying the self-declared Islamic State poses a "clear and proven" danger to his country.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country had uncovered a plot against New York City's subway system. The mayor said there was no evidence of a plot.
The 6.2 magnitude earthquake, while strong, was very deep so its damage was limited to overturned shelves and broken ceiling tiles.
Many legal scholars say the White House lacks a legal justification for the strikes inside Syria. But the administration disagrees.
Islamic militants released a video that appears to show a masked man beheading two American journalists. FBI Director James Comey would not name the suspect.
According to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, her arrest was allegedly connected to Facebook messages she posted that were critical of the militants' destruction of religious sites in Mosul.
The California Lottery said in a tweet that the winner in San Mateo matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing: 7, 14, 21, 24, 41 and 26.
The facilities are said to produce $2 million worth of refined oil each day to help fund the extremist organization.
After living through their own nightmares, Ebola survivors are still mourning the loss of their loved ones. But they're giving back by working at the treatment centers and caring for children.
Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France carried out airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video that appeared online.
Speaking to the annual gathering of the U.N. General Assembly, Obama said the U.S. would be a "respectful and constructive partner" in confronting the Islamic State militants.
The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say they've tracked its members for years.
Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel's special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the two men had been hiding early this morning.
The U.S. and five Arab nations joined in airstrikes Monday and early Tuesday against the group calling itself the Islamic State's headquarters in eastern Syria.