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FBI Says SouthPark Mall Threat Not Credible

A reported terrorist threat against SouthPark Mall had the social media world buzzing.

Obama: U.S. Won't Stop Confronting Islamic State

President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Read More »

President Obama Speaks Out Against ISIS

New U.S. airstrikes Wednesday night against ISIS terrorists in Iraq. The strikes come as President Obama blasts the terror group over the murder of an American journalist. Read More »

ISIS Claims to Have Murdered Journalist, Threatens Another

ISIS terrorists claim to have beheaded an American journalist, and are threatening the life of a second journalist. Read More »

New Ebola Treatment Facility Opens in Liberia

Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol is gaining strength as she battles the ebola virus. Three Liberian doctors who have received the same drug are also showing signs of improvement.

Doctors: Ebola Crisis May Last Another Six Months

The Ebola outbreak will get worse before it gets better. That's the word from doctors working in Ebola hot zones.

Ebola Puts Focus On Drugs Made In Tobacco Plants

It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories. Read More »

Iraqi Prime Minister Steps Down

Prime Minster Nouri Al-Maliki is giving up his post. He says he won't be the cause of any bloodshed, and believes his decision to step down will protect the country's interest. Read More »

U.S. Considers Evacuating Refugees in Iraq

The White House is considering whether it's feasible to evacuate the 10,000 to 20,000 Iraqis hiding from the militants on a mountain. Read More »

Nancy Writebol's Husband Says She Seems to Be Improving

The husband of Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol is talking about her battle with the Ebola virus.

American Couple Held After Woman's Body Found In Suitcase In Bali

An American woman and her boyfriend have been taken into custody in connection with the killing of the woman's mother, whose body was left inside a suitcase at a luxury hotel in Bali, Indonesia, police said. Read More »

County Health Officials Monitoring Missionaries From Liberia

Three missionaries who've been working to fight the Ebola virus in Liberia are under quarantine in Charlotte. One of them is the husband of Ebola patient Nancy Writebol.

Rowan County Man May be Connected to ISIS

A man wanted on weapons charges in Rowan County is reportedly connected to the terror group ISIS. Federal investigators believe he's involved in trafficking weapons.

Charlotte Man Loses Family to Ebola

Sah Kanda hasn't been to Liberia in 15 years, but now finds himself in the middle of the worst Ebola outbreak ever.

U.S. Increases Military Action in Iraq

The United States military is firing off more air strikes against ISIS, also known as ISIL, militants.

Israel, Hamas Resume Fire After 3-Day Gaza Truce

Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel on Friday, refusing to extend a three-day truce after Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for blockaded Gaza hit a deadlock. Read More »

Judge In Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial To Give Verdict September 11

Judge in Oscar Pistorius murder trial says she will give verdict on Sept. 11. Read More »

US Launched First Airstrikes In Iraq

The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel. Read More »

President Obama Authorizes Air Strikes In Iraq

President Obama is ready to launch air strikes on Iraq but he says the US will not be getting into another war there. Read More »

Ebola Outbreak Declared International Health Emergency

The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread. Read More »

CDC Issues Level One Alert for Ebola Outbreak

The CDC has issued its highest alert for the Ebola crisis: a Level One, meaning more people and resources are being dedicated to the response.

President Obama Authorizes Targeted Air Strikes in Iraq

President Obama has authorized U.S. air strikes on Iraq, but says the U.S. will not be getting into another war in the country.

US Weighs Airstrikes, Humanitarian Aid in Iraq

The White House is weighing direct military strikes to stem an Islamic militant group's gains in Iraq, as well as humanitarian relief for thousands of displaced religious minorities in the country's north, according to U.S. defense officials and others familiar with the administration's thinking. Read More »

Edward Snowden To Stay In Russia Three More Years

Edward Snowden's lawyer says Russia is granting him permission to stay for three more years. Read More »

Russia Releases List Of Banned Imports

The list just came out on imports being banned by Russia and US agriculture products are the target. Read More »