Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The big question facing the president is whether or not to seek lawmakers’ approval if the White House decides to strike Islamic State targets in Syria.
In a video, she appeals to the Islamic State militants to show mercy to 31-year-old Steven Sotloff, who was last seen a year ago in Syria.
The attack along a new southeastern front raises the prospect that the rebels are seeking to create a land link between Russia and Crimea.
Laws are keeping high-powered weapons out of reach for most people, giving rise to a developing scene of indoor shooting ranges.
The Australian and Malaysian governments agree to share the $48 million price tag for the new phase of the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane thought to have been lost in the southern Indian Ocean.
The coffee-shop chain, which will be acquired by Burger King, is a national institution tied to Canada’s obsession with hockey.
Pet-mad younger Koreans are turning their back to eating dogs, long considered a favorite in their country’s cuisine.
A scientific experiment wants to help the elderly avoid falling by studying their reactions to a changing walkway’s unexpected moves.
When their young owners return to school, many pets experience separation anxiety, experts say.
The viral fundraising campaign for Lou Gehrig’s Disease is approaching a stunning $100 million. And the money keeps pouring in.