British hostage in new ISIS video warns vs. 'unwinnable' war2014-09-18 -
- A British hostage of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) appeared on a new video the jihadist group posted Thursday on social media warning against an "unwinnable war" the U.S. and U.K. are waging on ISIS.
Gov. Brown places fire-ravaged counties under state of emergency
2014-09-18 - - Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for El Dorado and Siskiyou as wildfires in the two Northern California counties have grown in size and threaten to destroy more than 4,000 homes.
Texas executes woman who starved boy to death
2014-09-18 - - A woman convicted for capital murder in 2006 for the kidnapping and starving to death of a nine-year-old boy was executed Wednesday in Texas.
South Korean marines arrest American swimming to North Korea
2014-09-17 - - An American was arrested Tuesday in South Korea for attempting to swim across Han River into North Korea.
Retired Army major's sharpshooting son suspect in ambush of PA troopers
2014-09-17 - - Pennsylvania police are hunting the son of a retired Army major for allegedly shooting dead a state trooper and wounding another outside a barracks last week.
NASA awards Boeing, SpaceX contracts to fly astronauts
2014-09-17 - - Boeing and SpaceX will fly astronauts to the International Space Station starting 2017, space agency NASA announced on Tuesday.
California wildfire burns 11,500 acres
2014-09-16 - - The King Fire in El Dorado National Forest, about 60 miles east of Sacramento, has burned 11,570 acres as of Tuesday, Cal Fire said.
Three-storey Austin houseboat promises vacation in style
2014-09-16 - - A three-storey houseboat as luxurious as a five-star hotel is offering a getaway that is more stylish than traditional vacation homes.
Mom charged with death of 3 infants at squalid home
2014-09-15 - - A mother whose four young children were removed from their vermin-infested and trash-filled home in Worcester County on Aug. 28 has been charged with fetal deaths, child endangerment and animal cruelty.
Snowden claims NSA mass surveillance of New Zealanders
2014-09-15 - - The National Security Agency is watching New Zealanders, the agency's fugitive whistleblower, Edward Snowden, claimed in a video shown at Auckland's Town Hall Monday night.
Florida 'palace' with IMAX theater listed for $139 million
2014-09-15 - - The French-inspired Le Palais Royal in Florida is the latest addition to the list of most expensive homes in the U.S. with a price tag of $139 million.
Drones searching for missing woman in TX
2014-09-12 - - An unmanned aircraft is surveying woods and open fields in Plano, Texas Thursday to find a Fort Worth woman missing since Aug. 30.
Twenty eight NJ daycare children accidentally drinks water with bleach
2014-09-11 - - Twenty-eight children from a Jersey City daycare center were taken to a hospital for evaluation Thursday morning after they accidentally drank water mixed with bleach for cleaning.
Astronaut, 2 cosmonauts from space station return to Earth
2014-09-11 - - An astronaut and two cosmonauts safely returned to Earth Wednesday after spending more than five months in the International Space Station.
TX, MO execute double murder convicts
2014-09-10 - - Texas and Missouri executed by lethal injection on Wednesday two men convicted of double murders in 1993 and 1998.
University of Montana student stranded in remote forest rescued
2014-09-10 - - A University of Montana student who was stranded on a dirt road in a remote forest for two nights after his car broke down was found and rescued on Tuesday.
Police find bodies of 5 missing SC children dumped by dad off AL road
2014-09-09 - - Authorities found the bodies of five missing South Carolina children off of a dirt road in Alabama Tuesday after the victims' father confessed to killing them.
Skull found in TN woods from missing nursing student Holly Bobo
2014-09-09 - - A skull found by ginseng hunters in a remote wooded area of Decatur County, Tennessee belonged to nursing student Holly Bobo, who has been missing since 2011, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
Fourth American with Ebola admitted to Atlanta hospital
2014-09-09 - - Another American who contracted Ebola in West Africa arrived in Atlanta and was taken to Emory University Hospital for treatment on Tuesday morning.
Australian Man Wakes Up From Coma, Speaks Mandarin
2014-09-09 - - Ben McMahon from Australia suffered from coma for almost a week due to a car accident back in 2012. And when he woke up, he did not speak his native language but instead, spoke in fluent Mandarin.
Ebola-stricken doctor eating, Miami patient retested for virus
2014-09-08 - - The third American to be infected with Ebola is eating and listening to music as his condition improved on Monday while a Miami patient who showed symptoms of the virus last week will be retested as an initial test turned negative.
Chicago apartment fire kills 4 kids, injures 2
2014-09-08 - - A fire at an apartment building in Chicago's Far South Side killed four children and injured two adults on Monday.
SpaceX sends second AsiaSat satellite to orbit
2014-09-08 - - Private space transport company SpaceX sent into orbit Sunday a second communications satellite of Hong Kong-based AsiaSat.
Georgia Tech's fight song voted as college's best
2014-09-07 - - Georgia Tech's "I'm a Ramblin' Wreck" has been voted as the best college fight song in a survey conducted by the College Football Fan Index on the USA Today website. The Georgia Tech fight song bested Notre Dame's "Victory March" and Michigan's "The Victors."
American doctor with Ebola en route to Omaha hospital from Liberia
2014-09-04 - - University of Massachusetts doctor Richard A. Sacra, the third American stricken with Ebola while treating patients in Liberia, is flying home for treatment.