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American Kenneth Bae detained in North Korea

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says US is doing all it can to secure release of American citizens in North Korea - @WSJPolitics

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US journalist Steven Sotloff held captive by Islamic State

White House Spokesman Josh Earnest says officials will evaluate new video that may show beheading of 2nd US journalist - @jamiedupree

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United States

#breaking: Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group - via @AP - @41ActionNews

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US journalist Steven Sotloff held captive by Islamic State

Editor's note: @Reuters is reporting via SITE intelligence monitoring service that ISIL has released a video apparently showing the beheading of US hostage Steven Sotloff. There is no confirmation that the video is authentic at this time. We will update when we know more. - Grace

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest declines to say whether Somali government asked US to strike al-Shabab - @ZekeJMiller

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Ebola outbreak 2014

US CDC chief says Ebola cases in West Africa will likely increase over next 2 weeks - @Reuters

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Al-Shabab spokesman Abu Mohammed says leader Ahmed Abdi Godane was in one of 2 vehicles hit in US military strike but won't say if he was 1 of 6 militants killed - @AP

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

More: US military drone fired Hellfire missiles against at least 2 vehicles in a very remote area of southern Somalia - @NBCNews

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

US military launched an airstrike aimed at leaders of the al Shabab militant group in Somalia, US officials confirm - @NBCNews

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Report: US Drone strike in Somalia is believed to have targeted top al-Shabaab leader Godane - @NBCNews

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Rear Adm. John Kirby: US military 'assessing the results' of operation against al-Shabaab network in Somalia - @CBSNews

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Al-Shabab leader targeted by US drone strike, Sept. 2014

Pentagon: US military forces conduct operation against al-Shabaab network in Somalia - @CNN

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

US State Department says it is carefully monitoring protests in Pakistan, urges sides to refrain from violence, act with restraint, hold peaceful dialog - @StateDept

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russia's Lavrov says US, EU should demand Kiev stop using heavy artillery, aviation against civilians - @RT_com

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US Open Tennis Championships 2014

US Open to resume for night sessions after severe weather in New York City forces temporary suspension - @usopen

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

US State Dept. says Israel's announcement of land appropriation in occupied West Bank is counterproductive, urges Israeli government to reverse decision - @Reuters

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Libya regional tensions

A US official says members of a Libyan rebel militia have entered an annex of the US embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound, which was evacuated last month - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Senate Foreign Relations Chair Robert Menendez, D-NJ, says it's time for the US to arm Ukraine in the face of what he says is clearly a Russian 'invasion' - @HuffPostPol

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Iraq crisis

US launches air strikes on Islamic State rebels near Mosul dam, Pentagon says - @AFP, @NSCPress

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Brownsville, TX, US

US Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member near Texas-Mexico border, spokesperson says - @NBCDFW

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