Defense official: US airstrikes unlikely to hurt Iraqi militants’ ‘overall capabilities’

A top Defense Department official acknowledged Monday that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are unlikely to affect Islamic militants’ “overall capabilities” or their operations elsewhere in Iraq and Syria but rebuffed calls to expand the mission.

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Dem Disarray: Hawaii governor’s loss points to voter remorse

Despite his 20 years in Congress -- and multiple terms in the statehouse and Honolulu City Council -- voters in Hawaii delivered a staggering defeat Saturday to incumbent Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

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Fans take to Twitter to slam Teen Choice Awards

Who exactly determines the winners of the Teen Choice Awards? That’s the question puzzling fans of awards show, which hands out surfboard trophies to young America’s favorite stars.

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Los Angeles woman beaten by highway patrolman says she believes he was trying to kill her

The woman whose videotaped beating by a California Highway Patrol officer sparked outrage says she believes the officer was trying to kill her.

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Putin threatens to break Ukraine's blockade of Donetsk as rebels vow 'another Stalingrad'

Kiev has tightened the vise on the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, surrounding the eastern city and cutting off supply routes and all roads in.

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