US airstrike targets Islamic State member in Afghanistan

The United States military struck back at the Islamic State on Saturday, bombing an IS member in Afghanistan less than 48 hours after a devastating suicide bombing claimed by the group killed as many as 169 Afghans and 13 American service members at the Kabul airport.

21-ton Chinese rocket part expected to fall to Earth

The almost 100-foot core of China's Long March 5B rocket is likely to make an uncontrolled reentry at an unknown point in the coming days. The spacecraft launched Thursday into low Earth orbit from Hainan's Wenchang Center, ferrying the Tianhe module for the country's first permanent space station.