International

(Undated) -- Scientists say the key to surviving Ebola lies in genetic resistance to the virus. Researchers from the University of Washington say they haven't identified the exact genetic reasons some people survive the virus while others die. But they have identified two genes...
(Undated) -- Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann says the U.S. doesn't have a plan to fight terrorism. Representative Bachmann says world leaders have told her they don't know if they want to stay allies with the U.S. because of President Obama's lack of a plan. Bachmann...
(Washington, DC) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defends his order for a 21-day monitoring period for U.S. troops coming out of West Africa. In a Pentagon briefing, Hagel said the quarantine-like effort is being implemented due to concerns about the health of service members...
(Washington, DC) -- The State Department continues to field questions about U.S. relations with Israel. Diplomatic feathers were ruffled after an anonymous U.S. official used a slur to describe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki...
(New York, NY) -- The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations is watching for Ebola symptoms after a brief trip to West Africa. Samantha Power returned to New York Thursday and will report her temperature twice a day to the state health department for the next three weeks. Power...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking out after an offensive comment was made about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by an anonymous U.S. official. The official told "The Atlantic" that Netanyahu is "scared to launch wars" and referred to him as...
(New York, NY) -- The way U.S. officials are handling Ebola is having a rippling effect on medical professionals helping ailing individuals in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders says they are considering shortening assignments for some of their personnel. Other doctors and...
(Jerusalem) -- Tensions are high today in Jerusalem following a brief closure of the al-Aqsa mosque compound, also known as the Temple Mount. Israeli police barricaded roads leading to the site which is holy to both Muslims and Jews as clashes continue following the shooting of...
(Washington, DC) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is praising "initial progress" by Iraqi and Kurdish fighters against ISIS forces. In a Pentagon briefing, Hagel warned that the overall fight against ISIS is still in the early stages and will go on for a long time. Joint Chiefs...