International

(Washington, DC) -- The United States believes Russia tested an illegal cruise missile in clear violation of a treaty struck during the Cold War. Senior officials tell "The New York Times" Russia tested a ground-launched missile with a longer range than allowed under the treaty...
(Undated) -- Israel is pounding dozens of targets in Gaza today as prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the Jewish state needs to prepare for a long fight against the Palestinian group Hamas. At least 40 people are reported killed in Gaza. Israel says five of its soldiers were...
(Veracruz, Mexico) -- There are no initial reports of damage or injury after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake stuck the Mexican state of Veracruz today. The quake could be felt in Mexico City. No further information was immediately available.
(Kabul) -- A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai is dead following a suicide bomb attack at his home. The bomber reportedly posed as a guest at a party before detonating the explosives. Today's bombing comes as the country is in a political deadlock over a disputed election...
(Galveston, TX) -- U.S. Marshals are preparing to seize a Kurdish oil tanker off the coast of Texas. A federal judge signed an order to seize the ship at the request of the Iraqi government on Monday. The tanker is carrying about a million barrels of crude oil worth...
(Donetsk) -- Investigators from Australia and the Netherlands are still are still unable to reach the site of a downed Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. The group was turned away from the crash site for a third consecutive day on Tuesday. Australian Federal Police officials say the...
(Tehran) -- Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is calling Israel a "rabid dog" for its attacks on Gaza. Khamenei today also urged Muslims to arm Palestinians to enable them to counter what he called "genocide." Khamenei also criticized the United States and European...
(Undated) -- The White House says Russia is paying the price for its actions in Ukraine. In the Monday White House press briefing, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken said Russia's economy is hurting due to sanctions. Meantime, new sanctions on Russian banks and energy...
(Washington, DC) -- As the Ebola crisis in Liberia and Nigeria worsens, a second American is reported to have caught the deadly disease. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said yesterday that the State Department is just one of many U.S. agencies working on the situation...