Special forces loyal to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki were deployed on Sunday night in strategic areas of Baghdad.
Israeli negotiators were due in Cairo on Monday for talks on ending a month-old Gaza war with Palestinian militants.
Tayyip Erdogan secured his place as Turkey's first directly elected head of state, taking him a step closer to the presidential system he covets.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer thinks lower interest rates and falling gas prices is all great for retail. He shares his game plan for next week's parade of earnings from retail companies, including Wal-Mart and Kohl's.
Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who was trying to confront Stewart.
A majority of the bank customers who paid a debit card overdraft penalty fee in the last year, did not recall signing up for this service
With schools strapped for cash, back-to-school supplies have become a much bigger burden for poor families.
The price of a gallon of gas in the U.S. fell in the past two weeks as crude prices have continued a broad decline.
All three U.S. laboratories established to fight major public health threats say they are standing by to scale up a treatment for Ebola.
A major benefit of the U.S. shale boom is how deeply it has cut into the vast the trade imbalance, bolstering the dollar.
After five months in an Indian jail, the owner of the New York Plaza and London's Grosvenor House is trying to sell the iconic hotels.
Lawmakers weighed in on President Barack Obama's authorization of "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq.
The region has spent a day and a half without electricity as Hurricane Julio lingered hundreds of miles off the coast.
U.S. scientists face legal obstacles and frustrations in trying to study the medical uses of marijuana, the New York Times reports.
CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and economist Robert Sinche argue that the best kind of welfare the U.S. can provide is a job.
Israel said on Sunday it would not return to ceasefire talks as long as militants in Gaza kept up cross-border rocket and mortar fire.
President Obama and Germany's Angela Merkel agree that any Russian intervention in Ukraine violates international law.
Exxon Mobil began drilling for oil in the Arctic on Saturday in a project with Rosneft, despite sanctions imposed on the Russian company.
Oklahoma is at the center of a debate over whether wastewater disposal from oil and gas production triggers earthquakes.
Hawaiians trooped out to vote Saturday despite flash floods and severe weather warnings.