supermoon around the world

Photos: Supermoon Around the World

Aug. 10 marked the second of a remarkable three nights in which people from across the globe can see a supermoon in 2014.

President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Obama says he's authorized the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the city of Erbil. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he had authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if neede…