Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart.
The U.S. Congress approved plans to train and arm moderate rebels to battle Islamic State.
Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.
The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels - now it's the Senate's turn.
Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.
While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.
The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.
Lawmakers began debating legislation to arm and train rebels who oppose both ISIS militants and Syria's government.
French President Francois Hollande called for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants.
Republican leaders who support the plans must unite factions within their party.
A 25-bed field hospital will provide medical care for health workers trying to contain the fast spreading Ebola virus.
Obama will meet congressional leaders on Tuesday to seek their support for his strategy to halt the militant Islamist group.
The baby will be fourth-in-line to the British throne, following elder brother George, the couple's first child who was born last year.
The family of the second American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants challenged the group to a debate on the teachings of the Koran.
The President urged NATO to help strengthen Ukraine's military and leave the door open to counter "Russian aggression."
The President vows to fight Islamic State militants and seek justice for two American journalists beheaded by the group.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.
Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.
President Barack Obama is considering an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria.