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President Obama: Intelligence Community Underestimated ISIS Threat

President Obama is taking some heat after admitting the terror group ISIS is proving more powerful than the U.S. first thought.

More Countries Join U.S.-Led Coalition Against ISIS

New airtrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. It comes as some lawmakers suggest there need to be U.S. boots on the ground.

UK Police Arrest 2 More Men In Counter-Terrorism Investigation

UK police arrested two more men Friday in connection with an investigation into suspected membership of a banned organization. Read More »

Nancy Writebol Wants to Return to West Africa

For many, Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol became the face of the Ebola outbreak. WCCB spoke one on one with her and her husband David Wednesday.

Third American Ebola Patient Released from Hospital

Dr. Rick Sacra was released from Nebraska Medical Center Thursday after being declared Ebola free. He contracted the virus while delivering babies in Liberia.

Kidnapped Frenchman Beheaded, Video Posted Online

French hostage Herve Gourdel was abducted and beheaded, a killing shown on video, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. Read More »

Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Sentenced To Life In Prison

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, said Jerika Richardson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan. Read More »

US: Ebola Cases Could Hit 1.4 Million By Mid-January

New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically. Read More »

U.S. Actively Bombing Terrorist Targets In Syria

U.S. jets have begun airstrikes against two separate terror groups in Syria Read More »

'A peaceful, selfless man': Wife Of Captive Alan Henning Begs ISIS To Let Him Go

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with ISIS to release him, describing her husband as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria to help people in need. Read More »

France Strikes Islamic State Group's Depot In Iraq

France says it has conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and has destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. Read More »

Congress Approves President's ISIS Plan

Congress has signed off on President Obama's plan, and he's reiterating Thursday night that U.S. troops will not have a combat role on the ground.

More than Four Million Scottish Vote on Independence

More than four million voters flocked to polls Thursday to decide whether the country should sever its ties with England after 307 years. Read More »

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Drops Re-Election Bid, Starts Chemotherapy

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dropped a re-election bid on Friday after doctors found an abdominal tumor that they say is malignant. Read More »

Military Commander Open to U.S. Troops on Ground to Fight ISIS

The White House quickly responded saying the U.S. will not deploy ground troops in a combat role.

3,000 U.S. Troops to Fight Ebola in West Africa

The troops will build clinics, train health workers and deliver medical supplies.

U.S. Gaining Support to Fight ISIS

About 40 nations have agreed to join the coalition against the terror group. Several countries have even pledged ground troops to fight ISIS.

Intelligence Says ISIS Strength is Growing

Intelligence information is painting a new picture of ISIS, who President Obama has vowed to dismantle and destroy.

America Remembers September 11th

The nation is pausing to look back on one of our country's darkest days. Thirteen years ago, terrorists used airplanes to forever change the landscape of American history.

Former FBI AD Reacts to President's ISIS Strategy

He says it's good the President is addressing the need to take on the ISIS threat, but has concerns at the amount of details given in Wednesday's speech.

Scientists Say The Ozone Layer Is Recovering

Earth's protective but fragile ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet. Read More »

President Obama to Address Nation on ISIS Strategy

Wednesday, President Obama will share his plan to deal with ISIS with the entire country. The President met with Congressional leaders Tuesday.

President Obama to Lay Out ISIS Strategy

President Obama will meet with Congressional leaders Tuesday to lay out his strategy to defeat ISIS. He'll tell his plan to the country on Wednesday.

Fourth Ebola Patient Returns to U.S.

A fourth Ebola patient is being flown from West Africa to the United States for treatment.

Third American Ebola Patient Arrives At Nebraska Medical Center

American Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra arrived around 8 a.m. Friday at the Nebraska Medical Center.