LONDON -- The U.S. and five Arab countries – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar – have launched airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria.
The aerial raids used fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles launched from U.S. ships in the northern Persian Gulf and the Red Sea.
NEW YORK -- More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend a one-day climate summit sponsored by the United Nations Tuesday.
ATLANTA -- The Center for Disease Control has issued new, strict guidelines for airline crews in an attempt to stop Ebola from spreading outside West Africa.
BARCELONA -- Catalonia’s parliament is to approve a bill on Friday enabling the wealthy industrial region to hold a referendum on independence from Spain.
NEW YORK -- The UN Security Council is planning to demand that countries stem the flow of people joining extremist groups like Islamic State.
GLENEAGLES -- America's top golfers will lock horns with holders Europe in a bid to win back the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland from September 25 to 28.
JEDDAH -- Saudi Arabia has increased infection control measures to avoid an outbreak of the deadly MERS virus during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in October.