America’s plans to fight Islamic State are in ruins as the militant group’s fighters come close to capturing Kobani and have inflicted a heavy defeat on the Iraqi army west of Baghdad.
A female nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, officials said.
Confirmatory testing will be conducted Sunday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Test results are expected to be announced later in the day. Continue reading
A student with a “blank stare” opened fire in the cafeteria of a high school north of Seattle on Friday, wounding at least three people before killing himself, police and witnesses said. Continue reading
A tornado whipped up debris and caused some damage on Thursday in two cities along the Washington-Oregon border.
Someone drove up a ramp near the Oklahoma Capitol steps overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces in an apparent act of vandalism, authorities said. Continue reading
Steve Nash was the best shooter on the Los Angeles Lakers as of this morning. Continue reading
President Barack Obama will visit metro Detroit on the Saturday before Election Day to rally Democrats for the party’s nominees for governor and U.S. Senate. Continue reading