Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

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Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting…

Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat

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President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants…

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

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Britain, Belgium and Denmark joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on IS group militants in Iraq…

Belgium holds on to beat US 2-1 in extra time

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Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne scored in extra time Tuesday to give Belgium a 2-1 win over the United States and a spot…