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The White House is not confirming whether it is considering airstrikes to help trapped minorities in Iraq, adding that any U.S. military action would be “very limited in scope.” Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: More updates and breaking ne

Subscribe for more Breaking News: Officials say an airstrike demolished an apartment block in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 11 civilians. The attack adds to the steadily growing number of civilians killed over four months in a dogged pro-Russian insu

U.S. government intelligence indicates the current influx of immigrants, especially children, from Central America over the Texas-Mexico border, is being primarily driven by rumors that an immigrant seeking refugee status will be granted residency at the border. While this is not technically true, o

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is set to return to regular active duty in Texas following his return from captivity in Afghanistan. Linda So reports. Subscribe: More updates and breaking news: Reuters tells the world’s stori

In a letter to President Obama, the U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner accuses the VA of repeatedly “failing to use information from whistleblowers” and not acknowledging where the VA’s problems might impact its patients.

A federal appeals court made public a Justice Department memo that provided the legal justification for the 2011 drone killing of an American cleric in Yemen. Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. born Islamic cleric, was aligned with al Qaeda; and his teachings inspired the Fort Hood gunman and others. Bob Orr r

Retired Army Colonel Derek Harvey says the U.S. and Iraq were caught off guard by the terror group’s sudden rise.

The commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service refused to apologize to Congress for losing e-mails related to its targeting of conservative groups, saying it’s still attempting to recover the data and it’s too soon to know how told a congressional committee Friday. Commissioner John Ko

The first trial for the close aides of Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive de facto owner of the sunken Sewol-ho ferry… are about to get underway. The eight aides will have their first trials at Incheon’s District Court Monday as they have been indicted for embezzlement and breach-of-duty this m

Family members of Chinese passengers on board missing flight MH370 prayed together on the 100th day since the plane’s disappearance. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: More updates and breaking news: Reuters tells t

The United States is repositioning military assets closer to Iraq, as Baghdad braces for a possible attack by Sunni militants that have seized large swaths of territory in the country. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington, where the risks and merits of some form of U.S. military inter

Subscribe: Iraqi air force helicopters targeted the Sunni Group ISIL’s locations in Mosul and north of Baghdad. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: Subscribe: Reuters tells the world&

Another body has been pulled from the sunken Sewol-ho ferry, 54 days after the disaster that killed nearly three-hundred in April. The government’s disaster response headquarters said Sunday it had found the body of a female in the third floor cafeteria of the vessel at around 10:35 in the mor