Mourners attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Oct. 2, 2017, massacre in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Americans are once again mourning after another mass shooting. We explain why elected leaders fail — despite broad public support — to pass measures like additional background checks on firearm purchases.
The Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday it took control of Raqqa over four months after the fighting moved inside the city limits.
North Korea's deputy ambassador to the U.N. said the situation in his country has "reached the touch-and-go point."
The country's faced U.N. sanctions since 2006, and it's unclear if the latest measures will slow down its nuclear program.
Iraqi soldiers rolled into Kirkuk to take back control of the area's oil fields, air base, power plant and refinery.