Several hundred Yazidi captives were reportedly slaughtered by the Islamic State group near Mosul in Iraq.
Delivery of nternational aid may be impeded by the closure of the airport's runway to large planes, which have damaged its surface since the earthquake.
"We have had several good days, peaceful days. We just ask for patience as we move forward," says the head of the Maryland State Police.
Europe has beefed up its efforts to save North African migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
Unprotected sex may allow the deadly virus to be transmitted by survivors as many as six months after their recoveries, the CDC warns.
The unanimous decision had Floyd Mayweather beating Manny Pacquiao in one of the biggest fights in boxing history.
With American Pharoah coronated at the Kentucky Derby, the Triple Crown contender is on its way to compete in the Preakness Stakes.
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