Approximately 20,000 foreigners have traveled to Syria to join in jihad with various terrorist organizations, including the Islamic State. Experts estimate about 3,000 recruits are from Western nations -- and up to 150 are from the United States.
As the people of Scotland prepare to vote on their independence Sept. 18, UK Prime Minister David Cameron warns that the divide would result in a devastating blow to Scotland's economic viability.
We celebrate a lot on the Fourth of July - American exceptionalism and the founding of our nation, to name two - but we don't often reflect on where we came from. Over in England, there's enough going on to be thankful we're no longer a member of the British Empire.