Spokesman: State auditor dead following self-inflicted gunshot wound

The spokesman for Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich confirmed Thursday afternoon Schweich is dead following a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Officials: ISIS militant 'Jihadi John' ID'd

His voice became hauntingly familiar as the masked man with a British accent who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS.

But the identity of "Jihadi John" remained a mystery -- until Thursday, when two U.S. officials and two U.S. con...

ISIS flag seen over buildings in Kobani, Syria

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US family fears ISIS holds their relatives

Romel David is terrified. He and his family can't sleep, and they can't stop thinking about what will happen in Syria, thousands of miles away from the comfort of their California home.

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Rare Roman headstone uncovered in England

A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.

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Atlanta airport steps up worker security

The country's busiest airport has started screening employee bags before allowing workers into secure areas and shutting down access doors to the airfield in the wake of a gun-smuggling operation, CNN has confirmed.

Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfiel...

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Missouri Republican dead after apparent suicide

A leading Republican candidate for Missouri's governor's office died in an apparent suicide on Thursday morning.

Thomas Schweich, the 54-year-old state auditor who'd just won a second term while running unopposed in 2014, was pronounced deceased fro...

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FCC adopts historic Internet rules

The FCC has passed a historic measure to more strictly regulate the Internet.

Llamas on the loose

Cable news, social media go all in on #LlamaWatch

Social media and cable news were captivated Thursday afternoon when two escaped llamas ran free through Sun City, Arizona.

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Who has been recruited to ISIS from the West

More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.

They hail from 90 countries, and an estimated 3,400 fighters come from Western states, according to Nicholas Rasmussen, direc...

Boehner says pucker up

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Boehner to media: Pucker up

House Speaker John Boehner had a message for reporters who want to know what he's going to do to keep the Department of Homeland Security: Pucker up.

Adrian Peterson on sidelines, December 2013

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Vikings RB Peterson wins appeal

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson won his appeal Thursday when Judge David S. Doty granted a petition to vacate the indefinite league-imposed suspension handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell.

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