FERGUSON, Mo. — Nearly two weeks after a white police officer shot an unarmed 18-year-old black teenager, sparking sustained and occasionally violent protests that made the name of this St. Louis suburb known throughout the world, the National Guard began to withdraw on Friday — a sign that some normality …
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is debating a more robust intervention in Syria, including possible U.S. airstrikes, in a significant escalation of its weekslong military assault on the Islamic extremist group that has destabilized neighboring Iraq and killed a U.S. journalist, officials said Friday.
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The Obama administration on Friday proposed new rules intended to address the religious objections that some nonprofits and private companies have to providing contraceptive coverage for their employees.
Changes in medicine have eliminated the need for millions of blood transfusions, which is good news for patients getting procedures like coronary bypasses that once required a lot of blood.
BAGHDAD — Dozens of Sunni worshipers were killed during a militant raid on a rural mosque Friday in central Iraq, an attack that security officials said had followed the attempted assassination of a local Shiite leader.