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GAO: U.S. broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap

The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without giving Congress the appropriate notice, Congress' independent investigative arm announced Thursday.

Susan Poling, the general counsel for the U.S. ...

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Foley's final months: Failed rescue, e-mails

An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.

These were the details emerging about the final months of the life of American journalist James Foley, whose execution at the hands of Islamic extremists was captured on video a...

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LiveLeak bans future ISIS beheading videos

When YouTube started to remove gory videos of journalist James Foley's beheading this week, the next stop for some Internet surfers was LiveLeak, a streaming video website that specializes in hosting graphic videos that other sites won't touch.

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Death of Connecticut child left in hot car ruled a homicide

The Connecticut medical examiner has ruled the death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in his father's car in July a homicide.

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Drawdown of Guard in Ferguson to begin

The tide may be turning in Ferguson, Missouri.

For the first time since a white police officer fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the streets emptied early Thursday.

Protest crowds thinned from hundreds to dozens late Wednesday, then di...

Gay couple, same-sex couple

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Judge strikes down Florida's same-sex marriage ban

Gay and lesbian rights advocates continued their undefeated run Thursday when a federal judge ruled Florida's same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional -- though he didn't go so far to allow such marriages to take place right away.

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Michael Brown's mother: AG vowed fair probe

Twelve days after her son died -- a period marked by large, emotional protests but not the arrest of the police officer who killed him -- Michael Brown's mother didn't have faith in authorities.

Kent Brantly, wife

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U.S. Ebola patients released from hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly walked around the room at Emory University Hospital on Thursday, hugging staff members and shaking hands.

ISIS supporter with flag

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Who's doing what to fight ISIS

Talk is tough against ISIS, the Sunni jihadists rampaging through Syria and northern Iraq, following the group's release of a video showing the beheading American journalist James Foley.

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Data breach at UPS Stores in 24 states

United Parcel Service has discovered a computer breach at 51 stores, making Big Brown the latest retailer to lose customer data.

UPS said that the hacking had escaped detection at stores in 24 states, or around 1% of its locations. At most stores, the...

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