Expert weighs in on Michael Brown autopsy
Forensics expert Dr. Lawrence Kobilinsky examined the official autopsy performed by Missouri authorities on Michael Brown's body

Iraqi forces say retake two towns from Islamic State
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces said on Sunday they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.

Retired U.S. general on how to handle IS and why we lost in Iraq, Afghanistan

101217-N-5549O-228Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, who flat-out states that the U.S. lost in Iraq and Afghanistan, argues we need to learn from past mistakes so we don’t make the same ones in the fight against the Islamic State.

In blow to Cameron, UKIP wins second parliamentary seat
ROCHESTER/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP party on Friday, an embarrassing defeat heralding a possible fragmentation of Britain's two-party system in next year's national election.

​Cider: Bringing back a forgotten drink
A fermented beverage our forefathers crafted is making a comeback as sweet as can be

Fire kills horses trapped in boarding stable
Heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from the stable, which was used to house show animals and thoroughbreds

Concerns about state of global economy have increased - Osborne
LONDON (Reuters) - Stagnation in the euro zone, recession in Japan and geopolitical crises have increased concerns about the state of the global economy, British Chancellor George Osborne said on Friday.