A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law for the November election, which the U.S. Justice Department had condemned as an attempt to suppress minority voter turnout.
A doctor who was running as a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowas has died in a plane crash in Dubuque.
President Obama and military chiefs from more than 20 nations gathered Tuesday in a show of strength against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria.
Fidel Castro has reprinted a New York Times editorial calling for the end of the U.S. embargo on Cuba.
A Russian group of hackers exploited a flaw in a computer operating system to spy on NATO and other security targets, a report says.
The U.S.-led coalition has launched several airstrikes on Islamic State group positions in and around the town of Kobani, where Kurdish fighters captured a strategic hill and brought down the jihadists' black flag.
Senate hopefuls reached for advantage Monday in debates in Kentucky, Virginia and Arkansas three weeks before the midterm House and Senate elections.
Turkish warplanes have struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in southeastern Turkey, the first major airstrikes against the rebel group since peace talks began two years ago.
Democrats are trying to gain a political edge on the Ebola front, saying Republican-driven spending cuts have hurt the nation's ability to fight the deadly disease.
Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman has made a drastic reversal in opinion on President Obama, calling him one of the most successful presidents in U.S. history in a recent op-ed published by Rolling Stone.
Kurdish fighters engaged in fierce clashes on Monday with militants on the Turkish border near Kobani, as Washington pressed Ankara to play a stronger role in the campaign against the Islamic State group.
North Korea's official news agency says leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in 40 days.
St. Louis County police say civil rights activist Cornel West was among 13 people arrested during a protest at Ferguson police headquarters.
President Obama huddled with some of his senior national security aides and with top administration health officials Monday for the latest assessment on the government's response to Ebola in the aftermath of a Dallas nurse contracting the disease.
For President Obama, the stark reality of the looming midterm elections may be that the best outcome for his party gets him nothing but two more years of the status quo.