A video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State, nearly two years after the reporter disappeared in Syria.
President Obama on Wednesday delivered an angry condemnation of the Islamic militant group believed to be behind the beheading of an American journalist, labeling the group a cancer and calling on Muslims around the world to reject its brand of ?hateful terrorism.?
Illai Kenney, a telecommunications student in Washington, found herself mesmerized by the constant stream of images flooding into her Twitter feed of protests underway in the small town of Ferguson, half a continent away.
Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark of his administration.
As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race.
The final days in the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate offered some only-in-Alaska moments, as when the three major candidates were asked in a debate about whether they'd eaten salmon in the last week.
Jennifer Lopez must have been waiting for Thursday night! The singer-actress celebrated her 45th birthday in style with about 100 guests in the Hamptons, according to several reports. Among the celebrity guests who toasted to the "I Luh Ya Papi" songstress at Grecian hot spot Nammos were her "Papi" collaborator French Montana and his girlfriend Khloe Kardashian, "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" costar Scott Disick, Lopez's longtime manager Benny Medina, rapper Fat Joe, TV host Kelly Ripa and husband Mark Consuelos, Bravo's Andy Cohen, designers Rachel Zoe and Brian Atwood, and Lopez's bestie Leah Remini, according to E! News and Us...