A CNN anchor broke down in tears Thursday while reporting on a young boy who was injured during an airstrike on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. “This comes weeks after the last remaining doctors inside Aleppo wrote a letter to President Obama begging for help,” said an emotional Kate Bolduan. “In five years of war more than 250,000 people have lost their lives. That includes 4,500 children in Aleppo alone.”
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack by a machete-wielding man in Belgium that left two female police officers seriously injured, the group's Amaq news agency said on Twitter. Shortly before the claim, Belgian prosecutors had identified the assailant as a 33-year-old Algerian, K.B., who had lived in Belgium since 2012, saying that he may have been inspired by terrorism.
A veteran police officer with one of the nation's most prominent transit systems has been arrested for allegedly trying to help ISIS, as first reported by ABC News. Authorities believe that while working for the Metro Transit Police Department around Washington, D.C. – a community he swore to protect – officer Nicholas Young was also trying to assist ISIS operatives find more ways to communicate in secret, sources told ABC News.