Trending

ktuu-logo-40x25

National News Top Stories

Obama

Pool

Obama condemns ISIS as airstrikes resume

[Breaking news alert, 4:20 p.m. ET]

GlobalPost CEO Philip Balboni said Wednesday that the family of James Foley received an e-mail from his kidnappers a week ago, "full of rage," and stating their intention to execute the journalist. "Obviously, we h...

James Foley

WMUR

Social media deals with James Foley beheading

When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?

News organizations have grappled with these kinds of questions for decades. Now, with the prevalence of social media, website operators and ordinary Internet...

Peanut butter spread

Nicolas Raymond/SXC

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routin...

Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk

CNN

Military jet shot down in Ukraine

A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said.

Gay couple, same-sex couple

Clifton Wiggins/CNN

US Supreme Court puts Va. gay marriage on hold

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling, which means gay and lesbian couples cannot legally wed in the state of Virginia for now.

Ebola drug ZMapp

Public Health Agency of Canada

Report: Up to 30,000 would need Ebola drugs

If scientists were to develop the cure for Ebola, how much would they need to stop the largest outbreak in known history?

Iraq map

CNN

U.S. defies ISIS threats with Iraq airstrikes

The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.

U.S. forces carried out 14 airstrikes, destroying or damaging six ISIS H...

James Foley CNN

James Foley: 'Brave and tireless' journalist

When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS "NewsHour," he occasionally shared stories on his own blog, aptly titled "A World of Troubles."

James Foley in bushes

Courtesy Dan Shakal

Beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.

James Foley in helmet

Courtesy Dan Shakal

GlobalPost: Email threatened Foley's execution

GlobalPost received an email from James Foley's captors a week ago threatening to kill the photojournalist.

Sports Headlines

There are currently no severe weather alerts.
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement

Toolbox

Advertisement