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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Microbes Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:09 PM

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:48 PM

Americans Believed to Be Fighting With ISIS in Iraq

"A small handful" of Americans are believed to be fighting alongside ISIS in Iraq, U.S. officials said Wednesday, citing a string of recent arrests and investigations of U.S. citizens who sought to join the Islamic militant group. For months, U.S. intelligence, law enforcement and military officials have declined to talk about the likelihood that Americans had joined ISIS in Syria and Iraq. “It stands to reason that one or some of those Americans who have gone to Syria may have linked up with ISIS. It would not be surprising," said one senior U.S. intelligence official, emphasizing that the U.S. has no specific intelligence identifying any Americans in ISIS' ranks. Read »
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:46 AM

Mission to Rescue Foley, Others in Syria Failed

The U.S. tried to rescue slain journalist James Foley and other American hostages in Syria recently, but its mission failed, officials told NBC News, one day after video was released showing Islamist extremist militants beheading Foley and threatening another journalist's life. A Pentagon spokesman gave few details about the mission, but said that air and ground components were involved and that a specific captor network within ISIS was targeted. The rescue mission failed, however, because the hostages weren't where planners had thought, officials said. Read »
Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Cop Threatens to Kill Protester in Ferguson

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Neanderthals and Humans May Have Had Sex for Millennia: Study

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:49 PM

State Dept. Asks for 300 More U.S. Military Personnel in Iraq

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Prosecutor in Michael Brown Case Has Deep Family Ties to Police

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:47 PM

James Foley's Parents: He Was a "Martyr for Freedom"

The parents of James Foley, the American photojournalist beheaded by Islamic militants, said Wednesday that they are "haunted" by the gruesomeness of the his death, but that they believe he was "a martyr for freedom." Foley's parents also revealed that they found out about his death "like everyone else," with the news that the terrorist group had killed him and posted a video online, although they said they have not watched it. Read »
Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Who is the Second American Journalist Threatened by ISIS?

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Pope Francis Expresses Thanks for Prayers After Deadly Car Crash

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 7:28 AM

James Foley's ISIS Executioner May Be British

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 9:34 AM

Airstrike Kills Hamas Chief's Wife, Daughter

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:33 PM

Parents of Woman Shot on Detroit Porch Sue Her Killer