Holyoke is gearing up for its annual "Myriam Miranda Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament."
The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.
Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure and stepped down as prime minister.
A mission to evacuate Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain by Sunni militant fighters is far less likely, the Pentagon said.
Nuri al-Maliki says the appointment of Haider al-Abadi to replace him as prime minister violated the constitution.
Iraq's president named a new prime minister to end Nuri al-Maliki's eight year rule, but the leader refused to go, creating a dangerous political showdown.
U.S. warplanes struck Iraq for the first time since 2011, attacking fighters in an effort to prevent "genocide."
Israel pulled its ground forces out of the Gaza Strip and started a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas as a first step toward a more enduring end to the month-old war.
Lights will be switched off at landmarks around Britain on Monday, marking the centenary of the start of the first World War.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinians accused Israel of breaking its own ceasefire on Monday by…
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.
Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine kills at least 19 civilians.
Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.
Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with calls for a durable ceasefire.
The U.S. pressed for a Gaza ceasefire as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.