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Extremists shell northern Syrian town

!Smoke rises during fighting in Kobani, seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) -
  • updated Oct 25, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Fighters from Islamic State group shell northern Syrian town amid heavy clashes with Kurds

Suicide attack kills 8 Shiite militiamen in Iraq

  • updated Oct 25, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Iraqi officials say suicide attack kills 8 Shiite militiamen north of Baghdad

Line of volunteers for Ebola vaccine study

  • updated Oct 25, 2014 at 7:54 PM

'No shortage of volunteers' for clinical trial of Canadian-made Ebola vaccine

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

  • updated Oct 25, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Ebola-stricken doctor seen as globe-trotting do-gooder driven to join global health fight

Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack

  • updated Oct 25, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Egypt's president: Foreign hands behind attack that killed 30 troops in Sinai

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