The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with ISIS to release him, describing her husband as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria to help people in need.
Pope Francis traveled to Albania Sunday, the first European country to host the Pope on a public visit since he took office, a Vatican spokesman said.
Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing anguish from a past tragedy.
The United Nations refugee agency says that 70,000 Syrian have fled to Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamic State militants.
The Obama administration is applauding the power-sharing deal signed by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates. FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, from left, speaks as Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah listen during a joint press conference in Kabul. more
The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence and made it all the way inside before agents managed to stop him. Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the fence on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. more
Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - California coach Sonny Dykes shrugged and apologized, and said his team would learn from what had just happened. After Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter and won on a last-second Hail Mary, there wasn't much else he could do. Anu Solomon ...
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Cashner led with both his arm and his bat as the San Diego Padres defeated the San Francisco Giants, 3-2, in the second of a three-game set on Saturday.Cashner (5-7), who tossed a two-hit shutout Monday against Philadelphia, surrendered two runs on four hits and one walk with seven strikeouts over eight-plus innings ...
Seoul, Korea (SportsNetwork.com) - Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic claimed a hard-fought 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2 victory over American Varvara Lepchenko in the finals of the Korea Open.Pliskova, whose lone WTA title came last year in Kuala Lumpur, made her fourth final of 2014 and finally was on the winning side of the ledger...