Obama to 'personally control' Syria strikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The U.S. military will be required to obtain the personal signoff of President Barack Obama for its strikes in Syria, according to a new report. The more…

16-year-old voters deciding future of U.K.?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) EDINBURGH, Scotland -- It is an ancient nation with a proud history but Scotland’s future could be decided by its youngest generation in Thursday’s referendum on more…

Genetic history of Europeans a tangled tale

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The genetic origins of modern Europeans may be more complicated that previously thought. Ancient people from Siberia who were related to the first humans to enter the more…

New Apple encryption locks out police

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Apple said Wednesday night that it is making it impossible for the company to turn over data from most iPhones or iPads to police — even more…

ISIS plotting random beheadings in Australia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Australian) A SERIES of anti-terrorism raids were sparked by intelligence reports that Islamic State supporters were planning a public execution in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says. more…

71 years later, Nazi gas chambers unearthed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) The gas chambers at the Sobibor death camp, where some 250,000 Jews perished between April 1942 and October 1943, have been uncovered in an archaeological more…

N. Korea powerful temptation for some Americans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several US soldiers dashed around land mines. more…

FBI: U.S. airstrikes boost support for ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force concessions from Washington, the more…

House OKs arming Syrian rebels to fight ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday afternoon to greenlight President Obama's controversial proposal to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels in effort to defeat the terrorist more…

Ebola cases could start doubling every 3 weeks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost more…