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After months of uncertainty and political wrangling, Iraq finally has a new government, led by Shiite Haider al-Abadi. He replaces Nouri al-Maliki.
Getty Images photographer John Moore visited Liberia where he got to travel with a burial team and visit isolation wards set up to treat those infected with Ebola.
In a surprise announcement, Petro Poroshenko says he will go to the region despite sporadic shelling that has tested a shaky cease-fire agreement with pro-Russia separatists.
In apparent backing of the U.S., Nabil Elaraby tells the 22-member organization that it needs a "comprehensive confrontation" with the extremist group.
British royal officials said Monday that Prince William and the duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, are expecting their second child.
Citing a broad threat posed by ISIS, President Obama said Sunday that he will deliver a national address Wednesday to discuss the U.S. approach to the group.
The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State insurgents there for the first time.
Clashes broke out Sunday outside the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, throwing the freshly forged cease-fire agreement into further doubt.
The governor of Baja California Sur state is urging people in vulnerable areas to evacuate and says travelers should stay off highways.
Supporters of the militant group posted images appearing to show a captured Lebanese soldier before and after he was beheaded.
In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. Since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.
The eight airstrikes smashed parts of buildings, set cars alight and crushed people under rubble in the northeastern city of Raqqa, which is ruled by the extremist group.
The lockdown's effectiveness will depend on citizens buying in to the government's plan. The news comes as the World Health Organization says it's speeding up delivery of possible vaccines.
As Iraqi and American forces battle militants in the north, there are fears the turmoil could fuel new killings in the capital.
The plane's occupants are believed to have been real estate developer Larry Glazer, who may have been at the controls, and his wife, Jane, who owned a catalog business.
Maj. Basil Jarrett of the Jamaican Defense Force says the plane went down Friday about 14 miles northeast of Port Antonio.