10 things to know for Thursday, Aug. 21: Officials say rescue mission failed
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Obama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but they failed to locate any — including journalist James Foley.
The U.S. attorney general tells community leaders of the humiliation he felt after having his car searched after he was twice pulled over in New Jersey.
Some Palestinian and Israeli officials say Qatar pressured Hamas to reject a lasting ceasefire to undermine Egypt's efforts in that regard.
Three senior military leaders in the militant Palestinian group are killed in a raid in southern Gaza.
The government wants to find a "win-win" solution for demonstrations that are besieging parliament and demanding the prime minister's resignation over alleged election fraud.
Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion deal with the government to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials say.
The AP's Robert Burns reports that the sailors are being kicked out of the service for their roles in a cheating ring at a nuclear power training site.
The world's largest consumers of ramen are spurning a U.S. study that links the beloved fast-food staple to some risks for heart disease.
As Americans' appetite for the sport grows, international clubs seek to increase their fan base and find the next Leo Messi in places like South Florida
Brian Hoyer — not hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel — will be under center when the Browns open their season against Pittsburgh on Sept. 7.