Quick succession of terrorist attacks has officials worried

The scenes were horrific: Vacationers snapped from their naps by the sound of gunfire. The screams of the injured. Blood on the beach.

David Sweat shot and captured alive after New York manhunt

After a massive, more-than-three-week manhunt for David Sweat, the escaped murderer is back where he started -- in custody.

Iran nuclear talks: 'Security of the world is at stake'

Reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program is a matter of political will, and the "security of the world is at stake," the European Union's top diplomat said Sunday.

More than 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

At least 510 people were injured -- 183 of them hospitalized in intensive care unites -- after flammable powder apparently exploded in midair at a recreational water park in Taiwan, the East Asian nation's official Central News Agency reported.

The next battle over gay rights

The battle over same-sex marriage may have drawn to a dramatic close Friday at the Supreme Court. But as several justices noted in forceful dissents, the war between religious and LGBT rights is far from over.

Thousands attend funerals of Kuwait mosque attack victims

Thousands of Kuwaitis attended the funerals Saturday for the 27 victims of a suicide attack on a Shiite-affiliated mosque in the heart of Kuwait City, an attack for which ISIS claimed responsibility.

Tourists flee Tunisia after resort attack

Tourists fled a Tunisian seaside resort on Saturday, a day after an attack killed at least 38 people and wounded at least 39 others.

Terror attacks on 3 continents; ISIS claims responsibility in Tunisia, Kuwait

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on a seaside resort hotel in Tunisia on Friday that killed at least 37 people and wounded at least 36 others, many of them Western tourists.

Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide

In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court on Friday ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a historic victory.

Greece has 5 days to avoid default

Four months since Europe promised Greece more bailout loans in return for an acceptable program of economic reform, there is still no agreement.