U.S. journalist James Foley (R) arrives with fellow reporter Clare Gillis (not pictured), after being released by the Libyan government, at Rixos hotel in Tripoli, in this picture taken May 18, 2011. Picture taken May 18, 2011.  REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

U.S. military failed in rescue attempt for journalist Foley

BAGHDAD/EDGARTOWN Mass. - The U.S. military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, a U.S. official said, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed.  Full Article 

Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief 1:55am EDT

GAZA/JERUSALEM - An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. | Video

Liberian security forces stand in front of protesters after clashes at West Point neighborhood in Monrovia, August 20, 2014. REUTERS/2Tango

Police fire on protesters as Ebola toll rises

MONROVIA - Liberian police shot live rounds and teargas on a stone-throwing crowd protesting a neighborhood quarantine as the epidemic's death toll rose to 1,350 in West Africa.  Full Article 

Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant in Florrissant, Missouri August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool

Attorney general visits Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. - Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager that has set off 12 nights of racially charged protests.  Full Article | Slideshow 


Landslides kill at least 36 in Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA - At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima.  Video | Full Article 


Inside Livestream. Location: Ferguson

An app from Brooklyn-based Livestream has become a real-time video tool for people on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri.  Video 

Israeli air strikes light up night sky in Gaza

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel's military campaign may be extended. Gavino Garay reports.