Six months after U.S. military action began against ISIS, the White House is poised to send Capitol Hill this week language to formally authorize the mission. But it's far from certain if the measure can pass Congress, which is deeply divided on the issue.
A selfie taken by a homicide suspect posing with his alleged victim and later posted to the social media site Snapchat "was a key piece of evidence that led investigators to the defendant," John Peck, district attorney for Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, said Monday.
The family of Kayla Mueller, an American woman held captive by the Islamist terror group ISIS, said Tuesday that it has received confirmation that she is dead. Mueller's relatives on Tuesday released a handwritten letter that they say she wrote while in captivity in spring 2014.
A pre-trial hearing for the defendants accused of being a part of the attacks of September 11, 2001 came to a halt after one of the defendants objected to the presence of a courtroom interpreter the defendant said worked in a former secret CIA-run "black site" prison.