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Harvey hostage situation

Police: Kids, adults held hostage after robbery

At least one robbery suspect held two children and two adults hostage for a second day Wednesday inside a suburban Chicago home as authorities continued…

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First plane with U.N. aid lands in Iraq

A plane carrying the first load of humanitarian aid as part of a multiday operation to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq has…

Israel targets Hamas Aug. 20

Strikes, counter strikes resume in Mideast

Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.

Since the temporary ceasefire…

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James Foley: 'Brave and tireless' journalist

When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS "NewsHour," he occasionally shared stories on…

Ferguson protests

Michael Brown case: Holder to visit Ferguson

As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder prepares to visit Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday, a grand jury may also begin hearing evidence in the shooting death of…

James Foley in bushes

Purported beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

The purported beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by…

Michael Brown memorial

Concerns over prosecutor in Brown case

While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the…

James Foley in helmet

Twitter removes images of Foley's purported death

Twitter users sharing images or video of the purported beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley by Islamic militants are having their accounts taken down.

Ebola virus in black and white

Patient tested for possible Ebola exposure in California

Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California.

Bardarbunga volcano

Will another Iceland volcano eruption hit air travel?

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost…

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Americans detained abroad

Journalist James Foley is among a number of Americans who have been detained abroad. Some are alive. Some, like Foley, are now dead.

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10 safest vehicles for pets

These vehicles are tops when it comes to pet safety.

Saturday night protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Dozens arrested amid violence in Ferguson

Dozens of people were arrested Monday night as violent protests continued over the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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