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US-led coalition launches new airstrikes in Syria

Updated: 09/27/2014 - Activists say the American-led coalition attacking a jihadi group in Syrian has launched airstrikes on its positions including wheat silos in the country's east.

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2 FBI employees killed in Ohio River collision

Posted: 09/27/2014 - U.S. Coast Guard and state investigative teams were working Friday at the Ohio River area where two off-duty FBI employees were killed in a collision between a barge and a small pleasure boat

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Police: Trooper ambush suspect plotted for years

Updated: 09/27/2014 - Police say the hard drive of a computer used by the suspect in the deadly ambush of Pennsylvania state police troopers provides evidence he has been planning an attack for years.

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Obama accepts Holder resignation, praises record

Updated: 09/25/2014 - President Barack Obama is accepting the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder and praising him for his deep commitment to ensuring all Americans receive equal justice under the law.

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Grand jury will not charge Tony Stewart

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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Businesses won't have to return BP spill payouts

Posted: 09/24/2014 - BP wanted its money back - hundreds of millions of dollars of it - but a federal judge says the oil giant must stick by an agreement with companies that got payouts after claiming the 2010 Gulf oil spill hurt their business.

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Grand jury done hearing case vs Tony Stewart

Updated: 09/24/2014 - An upstate New York grand jury has finished hearing testimony regarding Tony Stewart's role in the on-track death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward.

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Report: Services for female veterans fall short

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A new report says the Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who serve in the military. It comes as the number of women in the military is increasing dramatically.

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Senator: Terror group nearly capable of explosive

Posted: 09/24/2014 - The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says an al Qaida-linked group was close to being capable of assembling an explosive device that could go undetected through airport security.

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US strikes militant staging area in Syria

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A Pentagon spokesman says the United States executed two airstrikes Wednesday on an Islamic State group staging area in eastern Syria.

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Obama to address UN General Assembly

Updated: 09/24/2014 - The speech is expected to be heavy on the battle against militants from the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

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