Ailes is out as Fox News head, Murdoch named acting chief

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances.

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

US, allies say they're at key moment in fight against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its anti-Islamic State coalition allies said Thursday they've reached a key moment in their campaign to defeat the extremist group, despite several months of limited ground gains and major terrorist attacks.

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — The more than two-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation's greatest mystery.

  • Written by EILEEN NG, Associated Press

26,000 flee South Sudan to Uganda, says UN

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 26,000 people have fled South Sudan to Uganda this month, says the United Nations refugee agency.

  • Written by The Associated Press, Associated Press

Speaker supports session to oust accused lawmaker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Republican House speaker says she now supports convening a special session to expel a state lawmaker accused of sexually harassing at least 22 women.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS