The campaign for Scotland's independence referendum went down to the wire on the eve of a knife-edge vote on Thursday that will either see Scotland break away from the United Kingdom or gain sweeping new powers.
Facebook says it temporarily restored hundreds of deleted profiles of self-described drag queens and others, but declined to change a policy requiring account holders to use their real names rather than drag names such as Lil Ms. Hot Mess and Sister Roma.
The US Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a last-day appeal from a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago, clearing the way for her execution.
President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday that the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islamic State forces.
Chinese hackers believed to be linked to Beijing conducted dozens of cyberattacks on US defense contractors between 2012 and 2013, potentially compromising military operations, a congressional probe warned Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight said that the three MoUs signed between India and China earlier in the day will further enrich bilateral ties. Tweeting after receiving Chinese President Xi Jinping here, Modi said that the visiting leader got a glimpse of Gujarati culture.
Wednesday September 17, 2014, Washington
Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force concessions from Washington, the FBI director told Congress on Wednesday.
Germany is seeking to widen its definition of child pornography and jail people for up to three years for owning or trading photographs of naked children that are considered pornographic, according to a new draft law.