Sky News has spoken to two former members of Islamic State's elite female police force who've recently escaped from the jihadist stronghold of Raqqa in Syria.

Video Claims To Show IS Fighters Raiding Iraqi Military Post In Village
  • Tue, April 21, 2015

REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE CONTENT OF THIS VIDEO: Islamic State fighters on a hilltop near an Iraqi military post.

6 in Minnesota Arrested for Trying to Join IS
  • Tue, April 21, 2015

Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota.

White House Fence Jumper Arrested
  • Mon, April 20, 2015

The Secret Service says the incident happened at around 10:25 Sunday night. They say an individual climbed a fence on the south side of the White House but was arrested soon after.

GOP Hopefuls Bicker Over America's Role in World
  • Mon, April 20, 2015

Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire -- the small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process.

Republican Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio Outlines Immigration Policy
  • Mon, April 20, 2015

Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced his run for the White House earlier this month, told CBS' Bob Schieffer why he is running for the highest elected office in the land.

Mediterranean Migrant Deaths: EU Ministers To Hold Urgent Talks
  • Mon, April 20, 2015

EU foreign ministers will discuss measures to halt the rising death toll of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea amid intense pressure to resume full-scale search and rescue missions. Up to 900 are feared drowned in the latest capsize tragedy, taking the number of dead among those seeking refuge in Europe from Libya and elsewhere in this year alone to more than 1,500.

Cardinals From Across U.S. Expected For Cardinal George Services
  • Sun, April 19, 2015

At Holy Name, parishioners will remember the cardinal at the first Sunday Mass since his passing.

Oklahoma City Bombing Remembered 20 Years Later
  • Sun, April 19, 2015

Oklahoma City held a memorial service on Sunday (April 19) to remember the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Afred P. Murrah Federal Building that killed 168 and

Rick Perry on 2016: I'm Healthy and Prepared
  • Sat, April 18, 2015

Rick Perry says he's smarter, healthier and more experienced than during his ill-fated 2012 campaign.

Hollande's Approval Ratings Climb Off Rock Bottom: French Poll
  • Sat, April 18, 2015

An opinion poll published on Saturday said President Francois Hollande's approval rating has risen, but the vast majority of French voters remain unhappy with his performance, casting doubt on his re-election chances.

Former Obama Consultant Dishes on Clinton Run
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

One of the men who helped put President Barack Obama in office says Hillary Clinton can do well in Iowa, only if she earns it.

Christie Proposes Income Cap on Social Security
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Framing himself as a politician who's unafraid to discuss "hard truths," NJ Gov. Chris Christie is proposing an income cap on Social Security benefits as part of major restructuring plan announced ahead of a likely presidential bid.

McConnell Urges Support for House-Passed Medicare Fix
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Ahead of a midnight deadline to fund payments to doctors treating Medicare patients, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged the Senate to pass a House-passed fix to the sustainable growth rate payment formula despite concerns from conservatives that the legislation adds to the deficit.

Senate Overwhelmingly Approves House 'Doc Fix' Bill
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Senate overwhelmingly approves House 'doc fix' bill, which President Obama has promised to sign.

White House 'Willing to Sign' Iran Bill
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

After weeks of negotiations, the White House now appears poised to sign the Corker-Melendez Iran bill after it passed through a Senate Foreign Relations Committee markup on a 19-0 vote.

A Look Inside Ready for Hillary's HQ
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Bloomberg Politics' Phil Mattingly checks in with the ground troops of the organization formerly known as Ready for Hillary, now Ready PAC.

Mass. Gov. Supports Death Penalty for Tsarnaev
  • Thu, April 16, 2015

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says he supports the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombing following his conviction by a federal jury on Wednesday.

Obama Intends to Lift Cuba Terror Designation
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports that President Barack Obama intends to lift Cuba's terror designation.

Google Accused of Cheating Competitors
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

The European Union accused Google Inc on Wednesday (April 15) of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service.

Minimum Wage Workers Plan Daylong Protests To Call For $15 An Hour
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.

Darrell Issa Asked Hillary Clinton About Her Personal Email Use in 2012
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Darrell Issa Asked Hillary Clinton About Her Personal Email Use in 2012.

Yemeni Displaced Land On Coast of Djibouti
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

A boat load of people fleeing Yemen arrived Tuesday at Djiboutis port, with many on board insisting they are not refugees.

Farage: We Want Britain Back
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Nigel Farage has launched the Ukip election manifesto.

Islamic State Seizes Village in Iraq's Anbar Province
  • Wed, April 15, 2015

Police and local official sources say, Islamic State militants gained ground in western Iraq on Wednesday, overrunning another village near the capital of Anbar province in a dawn raid. Hundreds of families were fleeing Albu Ghanim after security forces came under attack from the militants overnight and withdrew from the area, around 3 miles northeast of the provincial capital Ramadi.