- In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.
- The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?
- The 30-person team is designed to be deployed nationally in case anyone else in the country is diagnosed with Ebola. The team would provide medical assistance to hospitals.
- Suni, a 34-year-old northern white rhino, was the first to be born in captivity and only one of two breeding males known to exist.
- Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
- A freak injury while playing an impromptu game of football with his teammates could sideline Norwegian skiing great Aksel Lund Svindal for the entire World Cup skiing season.
- She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black.
- A day after 16 died in an accident at a concert in South Korea, a man responsible for safety measures was found also dead, the country's semi-official news agency reported. It was an apparent suicide.
- The airdrops included weapons, ammunition and supplies.
- The U.S. and its coalition partners then stepped up airstrikes on ISIS in Kobani, Syria, as the militant group threatened to take the town.
- Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus.
- Despite heavy pollution blanketing Beijing on Sunday, an international marathon went ahead, with face masks used to battle the smog.