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The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East.
Officials say a man who prompted the evacuation of a Washington state courthouse has been arrested without incident about a mile away from the building.
Critics are blasting legislators after the state's budget committee passed a surprise motion that would allow private, home-schooled and online voucher school students to participate in public school sports and activities.
Efforts to rehabilitate vacant or dilapidated property have sprung up around Appalachia, with states in the region taking varying approaches.While it's common for big cities…
With boarded-up windows, peeling paint and a rooftop tarp that flaps in the ocean breeze, the beachfront retreat at the end of Gulf Way Drive is a $1 million eyesore in paradise.