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Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Man Shot Himself Dead While Handcuffed: Coroner

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 4:36 PM

S&P 500 Closes at Record High on Merger Deals

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Oklahoma Sued Over Closed Blinds at Botched Execution

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 3:36 PM

White House: ISIS Poses "Significant Threat"

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the Obama administration is "closely monitoring" the ISIS militant group. Read »
Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Syria to U.S.: We Could Have Helped You Rescue Foley

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Michael Brown's Funeral: "We Have to Have a Movement"

Activists, politicians, and celebrities were among the thousands of people who paid their respects on Monday to Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, NBC News reported. "All of us are required to respond to this," the Rev. Al Sharpton said, bringing the crowd of 4,500 to their feet. "We have to have a movement," he said. The funeral was located at a Baptist church in St. Louis, about six miles from the spot where Brown was killed. Brown's family called for a "day of silence" without the protests that turned the St. Louis suburb into a flashpoint for racial tensions and clashes with law enforcement. Read »
Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 5:32 AM

ISIS Seizes Air Base From Syrian Regime

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:36 AM

E-Cigarettes Should be a Last Resort, Heart Association Says

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:09 AM

U.S. Hit by "Most Unusual Year" for Temperatures

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:31 PM

3 Dead as Tropical Storm Cristobal Lashes Caribbean

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Britain Identifies Man They Believe Killed James Foley

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:59 PM

American Held in Syria Freed After 2 Years

An American writer held captive in Syria for nearly two years has been released, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, NBC News reported. Peter Theo Curtis was abducted by the al-Quaida affiliate in Syria, which has broken with the more radical Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. The release comes just days after the Islamist militant group ISIS beheaded American journalist James Foley and threatened to kill another American journalist in their custody, Steven Sotloff. Read »
Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Edinburgh Festival Focused on Scotland's Independence Vote

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 6:37 AM

Israel Mounts Airstrikes on Gaza as Rockets Fly From Syria

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Prompts Highest Aviation Alert