Robin Williams performs at the 6th Annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert for injured service members and veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Williams a comic force, versatile actor

In 1997, Entertainment Weekly magazine named Williams the funniest man alive, and the very next year listed him as one of the world's 25 bes…

Iraqi army soldiers stand guard at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 16, 2014. Sunni militants captured a key northern Iraqi town along the highway to Syria early on Monday, compounding the woes of Iraq's Shiite-led government a week after it lost a vast swath of territory to the insurgents in the country's north. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

US sends disaster relief teams to Iraq

The U.S. is deploying a disaster response team to Iraq help distribute humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of people who have been forced …