Iraq’s special forces have begun an assault on Mosul, part of operations to drive the Islamic State group from the country’s second city.
A 58-story luxury condominium that has gained notoriety as the leaning tower of San Francisco was hit with two violation notices accusing owners of making unauthorized repairs, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
A survey of policy- and decision-makers by the University of Colorado concludes that the president who takes office in 2017 could face the prospect of Colorado River water supply cuts to Arizona and Nevada in January 2018.
Periodic releases from Glen Canyon Dam mimic the river’s natural flows and deposit sand to protect archaeological sites and create habitat for wildlife and beaches for rafters.
The trial is starting for a former South Carolina police officer captured on video shooting an unarmed black motorist.
Police in Delaware say a car in Vice President Joe Biden’s motorcade hit three other vehicles. The car Biden was riding in was not involved, and he was not hurt.
Italy’s premier pledged Monday to find temporary housing for all those displaced by a series of powerful earthquakes in a central mountainous region, as the nation’s strongest temblor in 36 years pushed those needing assistance to more than 15,000.
Donald Trump rallied supporters Sunday in Las Vegas, homing in on the news that the FBI is looking into additional emails potentially tied to its investigation of the private server Hillary Clinton used while secretary of state.
A study of mice infected with Zika showed the virus caused lasting damage to key cells in the male reproductive system, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
Pope Francis traveled to secular Sweden on Monday to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a remarkably bold gesture given his very own Jesuit religious order was founded to defend the faith against Martin Luther’s “heretical” reforms five centuries ago.