The leaders of France and Iraq urged swift action against Islamic State militants, with President Francois Hollande warning there was "no time to lose" as he opened an international conference to shore up an anti-jihadist coalition.
Overnight, President Barack Obama ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to fight the Ebola crisis.
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Secretary of State John Kerry met Turkish leaders on Friday to try to win support for U.S.-led military action against Islamic State, but Ankara's reluctance to play a frontline role showed the difficulty of building a coalition for a regional war. Kerry has been touring the Middle East to build support for President Barack Obama's plan, announced on Wednesday, to strike both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi frontier to defeat Islamic State Sunni fighters that control swathes of both countries. Turkey, a NATO member which shares long borders with both Syria and Iraq, is one of Washington's main allies in the region but has so far conspicuously avoided committing to the new military campaign.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign. The high-profile appearance drove speculation about another White House bid into overdrive.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron said after an emergency meeting of his military and security chiefs on Sunday that the Islamic State group poses a massive security threat and pledged to destroy the organization.
The name of the Washington Redskin's NFL franchise has been controversial for years, with many Native Americans and others calling the name offensive. Now, a Pro-Washington Redskins group is defending the team's name with a YouTube video. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) has the details.
The White House is not ducking the word war. Press Secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged the United States is at war with ISIL during a Friday news conference, but was also insistent in noting it will not be like the previous Iraq War, reiterating no ground forces would be engaged in combat. "In the same way that the United State is as war with al-Qaida and its affiliates around the globe, the United States is at war with ISIL," Earnest said. "This is not a situation of ISIL against the United States. ISIL is waging a war against the broader international community.
Nearly a quarter million Virginians will have to change their insurance plans this fall. That's because many of them did not follow new Affordable Care Act rules. Now, some companies and individuals will need to choose new policies.
The big guns of British politics have been wheeled out over the past few days to campaign for votes in Scotlands referendum on independence. Recent polls suggest the vote on whether Scotland will leave the United Kingdom is too close to call.