The Pentagon is investigating the alleged posting of personal details of US military service personnel on the internet by a group claiming to be IS. Photograph: Getty

Islamic State has posted online what it says are the names, US addresses and photos of 100 American military service members, and called upon its “bro(...)

 The US military has identified moderate Syrian rebels to train for the fight against Islamic State. Above, rebel fighters prepare a mortar at al-Breij frontline, after what they said was an advance by them in  Aleppo. Photograph: Abdalghne Karoof/Reuters

The US military has made progress in its effort to identify moderate Syrian rebels to train for the fight against Islamic State militants and a US tra(...)

A health worker takes the temperature of US marines arriving to take part in Operation United Assistance near Monrovia, Liberia, yesterday. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

Macedonian authorities have has said they are checking for the Ebola virus in a British man who died within hours of being admitted to hospital in the(...)

US president Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington yesterday.  Photograph: Mike Theiler/EPA

The US military conducted two additional air strikes against Islamic State forces near the city of Arbil in northern Iraq this evening, the Pentagon s(...)

Pinehurst No. 2, the signature golf course at a resort in Pinehurst, N.C., May 28, 2014. The famous golf course, recently returned to its original appearance with irregular sand and native vegetation, will host the United States Open and the United States Women's Open in the coming weeks. (Travis Dove/The New York Times)

As one of the country’s first golf resorts, Pinehurst has long been viewed as an American cradle of the sport. The resort’s showcase golf course, know(...)

Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport  following Friday’s typhoon Haiyan that lashed this city and several provinces in central Philippines. Photograph: AP

Days after one of the most powerful storms to buffet the Philippines on record, the scale of the devastation and the desperation of the survivors are (...)

 In this handout provided by the Fort Worth Police Department, Aaron Alexis poses for a mug shot after being arrested on September 4, 2010 for discharging a firearm inside city limits.

The US Navy today ordered a review of security at all of its facilities as questions arose about how a former serviceman with a history of violence an(...)