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Alan Henning

Wife pleads for ISIS to release Alan Henning

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with the Islamic State terror group to release her husband, describing him as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria to help people in need.

"I cannot see how it could assist any Sta...

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White House fence jumper carried a knife

A man who jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors was carrying a folding knife in his pants pocket, according to a Secret Service affidavit filed Saturday.

Omar Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas, i...

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Pennsylvania State Police

'Active' hunt for PA trooper slaying suspect

Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's ...

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

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Fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try to quell its spread, global organizations are calculating the economic impact of the disease.

English-speaking Jihadist

Analysts seek match on jihadist's voice

Is a jihadist featured on a 55-minute video released by ISIS, warning the United States against getting in its way in Iraq and Syria, an American?

Desks in classroom

School officials liable in alleged rape?

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.

"It has essentially devastated her life," attor...

Purported video of kidnapped Nigerian girls

Boko Haram in talks over kidnapped girls

Nigerian government officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross have had talks with Boko Haram about swapping imprisoned members of the Islamist terrorist group for the more than 200 Chibok school girls kidnapped in April, a source inv...

Clemson Tillman Hall

"Tillman Hall 2008" by hager.angie

Clemson students challenge sex survey

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community.

The South Carolina public university started using the third-party online co...

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Lawmakers: Judge in abuse case should resign

Alabama lawmakers are calling on U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller to resign over allegations that he hit his wife "several times with a closed fist" in an Atlanta hotel room in August.

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New Zealand's National Party takes election

New Zealand's center-right National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, won Saturday's general election with 48% of the vote, according to a complete preliminary count.

They were followed by the Labour Party, which took 25% of the vote, the Green P...

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