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ISIS Beheads U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff, Group Says

The Islamic militant group ISIS beheaded Steven Joel Sotloff, an American freelance journalist who was abducted a year ago in Syria, in a video made public by a jihadist monitoring organization. The monitoring organization SITE Intel Group announced Sotloff's killing on Twitter Tuesday and said ISIS had also threatened British captive David Cawthorne Haines. Sotloff's mother pleaded directly with the leader of ISIS last week to spare her son's life, NBC News reported. The White House press secretary said he could not confirm the authenticity of the Sotloff video. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said, "if the video is genuine, we are sickened by this brutal act." As Sotloff’s relatives wait for the video’s authenticity to be verified, they are grieving, a family spokesman told NBC News. Read »
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Another American Doctor Infected With Ebola

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Mom Whose Son Died in Hot Car: We Need Tech Fix

The mother of a child who died after his father left him in a hot car said that her family is “proof that it can happen to any American.” “To all the listeners, we could be you, your best friend, your parent, the neighbor down the street,” Lindsey Rogers-Seitz said on NBC’s “Today” show. Her 15-month-old son Benjamin died after her husband drove to day care to pick up the kid then realized he’d been left in the car all day. Rogers-Seitz said that some car makers have promised to install technological tools that alert drivers when a car’s interior rises above a certain temperature. But they haven’t followed through. Rogers-Seitz said her family has grown closer in the wake of the tragedy. Read »
Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:34 AM

U.S. Targets Mall Massacre Terror Leader

18 minutes ago

Jury to Begin Deliberations in Trial of Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:26 AM

Celebrity Photo Hacking: Should You Be Worried?

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Airstrikes alone won’t defeat this enemy. A much fuller response is demanded from the world.  

— Secretary of State John Kerry, calling on the world to help fight ISIS, saying "there is evidence that these extremists, if left unchecked, will not be satisfied at stopping with Syria and Iraq."
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Home Depot Probing "Unusual Activity" After Data Breach Reports

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Burning Man Crowd Hits Close to 66,000

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Flight From NYC to Fla. Diverted Over Reclining Seat

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Stamford CEO Accused of Abusing Dog Resigns

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7-Year-Old Boy Struck in Chest During Target Practice

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 2:25 AM

Apple "Actively Investigating" Celebrity Hack: Reports

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet