BAGHDAD/BEIRUT - Islamic State's beheading of a U.S. journalist suggests it has gained enough confidence seizing large areas of Iraq and Syria to target Americans despite the risks. Full Article
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks inched higher Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors brushed off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
By imposing sanctions on food imports from the United States, European Union, Canada and Japan, Russia’s kefir-drinking head of state scuppered my chances of making a decent plate of cacio e pepe or a batch of brownies for the next calendar year. Commentary
Two children and two adults are recovered safely after authorities enter a home near Chicago where two suspects were allegedly holding them hostage. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).