(AP Photo). Militias of the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) deploy in an area in Tikrit, 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
Afghan officials say they'll resume an audit of the presidential election this weekend after resolving disputes between the candidates over how to disqualify ballots amid allegations of massive fraud.[more] Despite lingering disputes, Afghan electoral officials said Thursday that they will resume an audit of the presidential election this weekend after the presidential candidates sparred over how to disqualify ballots amid...[more] The U.N.'s top human rights official is accusing Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the latest Gaza war.[more] Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking written pledges of support from all political factions, including rival Hamas, before making any attempt to press for possible war crimes charges against Israel, senior...[more] A research firm says a record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, another sign that affording a place to live is a growing challenge for anyone who...[more] San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for anyone who wants to live here and thinks $1 million will buy them their dream house: think again.[more] Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen.[more] Researchers have found a way to make see-through mice, but you won't find these critters scampering in your kitchen.[more] An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.[more] International investigators got their first look Thursday at the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, finally reaching the site two weeks after a missile brought down the plane. Fighting between Ukrainian troops and...[more] Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and...[more] Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 41 people and leaving about 100 missing...[more] Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break.[more] Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the troubled Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant,...[more] By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."[more] By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."[more] For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.[more] For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.[more] Target has hired Pepsi executive Brian Cornell as its new chairman and CEO as it looks to recover from a huge data breach and troubles in Canada.[more] Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.[more]