MSF denies Taliban was firing from Afghan hospital

KABUL - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city.

Gunman in Oregon college massacre committed suicide 10:33am EDT

ROSEBURG, Ore. - The gunman who killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon community college committed suicide after a shootout with police who arrived within five minutes and exchanged fire with him almost immediately, authorities said. | Video

Men inspect a site hit overnight by what activists said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force near a camp for displaced people on the outskirts of al-Ghadfa town, in the southern countryside of Idlib, Syria, October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Russian jets hit Syria's Homs, Hama province

BEIRUT - Air strikes by suspected Russian jets hit targets around the town of Talbiseh in western Syria, residents and a group which monitors the civil war in Syria said, a day after Russia promised to step up its air campaign.  Full Article | Related video 

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Community Forum on Substance Abuse at The Boys and Girls Club of America campaign event in Laconia New Hampshire, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Faith Ninivaggi

Clinton gets endorsement of largest labor union

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, who has been vying with challenger Bernie Sanders for the support of organized labor, scored a win with an endorsement from the National Education Association, a huge teachers union.  Full Article 

New South Wales police officers wear protective masks as they look into Lindt cafe, where a siege had ended earlier in the morning, in central Sydney December 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Jason Reed

Australia grapples with Islamic extremism

SYDNEY - The Australian government's focus on national security and the war on terror to tackle Islamic extremism, rather than social cohesion and inclusion, has helped create an environment for radicalized Muslim youth to emerge in disproportionate numbers, experts say.  Full Article 


Two-seat car electrifies Chile streets

Soki, a two-seat electric car made in Chile, is set to hit the market in March and its creators say the diminutive vehicle is ideal for urban use.  Video 


Bush-Rubio bromance on the rocks

They've been friends and associates for years, but the pressures of the 2016 presidential campaign are driving Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio apart.

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