Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish fighters Monday near the disputed city of Kirkuk, seizing a key military base and other territory in a major operation sparked by a controversial independence referendum.
The decision of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to stop standing for the national anthem has provoked a lot of debate, to say the least. One part of the argument is about the anthem's little-known third stanza, and whether it is racist.
Sarmad Assali, an Orthodox Christian in Allentown, Pennsylvania, supported Donald Trump for president. She was stunned this weekend when his refugee and immigration restrictions meant her relatives were deported back to Damascus.