"Any attempt by you, Obama, to deny the Muslims their rights of living in safety under the Islamic caliphate will result in the bloodshed of your people" may have been the last words James Foley ever heard.
Militants battling the Syrian government seize control of a border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The takeover represents a new dynamic in a war threatening to widen into a destabilizing regional conflict.
Ever feel like you're living in a bubble? You are. Our whole solar system is, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence. And, oh, what a bubble it is! 300 light years long. And about a million degrees hot.