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Fate of Kobani in Question Despite Airstrikes

A Pentagon spokesman says airstrikes have inflicted significant damage on Islamic State militants around Kobani, a mainly Kurdish town near Syria's border with Turkey. In a rare joint briefing at the State Department, Rear Admiral John Kirby said a series of U.S. airstrikes since Wednesday has successfully hit Islamic State command posts, fighting positions and other targets. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says airstrikes near Kobani are curbing the progress of Islamic State...

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