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Another American beheaded in Syria

Another American beheaded in Syria

The White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, a former soldier who tried to help wounded Syrians caught in a brutal civil war but…

Homeless children on the rise in America

Homeless children on the rise in America

The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report…

Fomer Navy SEAL: No apologies for breaking oath

Fomer Navy SEAL: No apologies for breaking oath

Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11…

Government granting refugee status to some children

Government granting refugee status to some children

The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some people under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and…

Obama plans to keep 5 million illegals in America

Obama plans to keep 5 million illegals in America

The Obama administration is considering a plan that would shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation as part of a broad set of executive…

Civil rights pioneer: racism remains in America

Civil rights pioneer: racism remains in America

Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension. “You…

In L.A., data is a partner in fighting crime

In L.A., data is a partner in fighting crime

Los Angeles police are increasingly relying on technology that not only tells patrol officers where crime is most likely to occur but also identifies and keeps track of ex-cons and…

Another CEO under indictment

Another CEO under indictment

Don Blankenship joined a small club of executives when he was indicted on federal charges in the 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 people. The former Massey Energy…

Ebola-stricken surgeon headed for America

Ebola-stricken surgeon headed for America

A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States…

How California deals with climate change

How California deals with climate change

As the U.S. and China — the world’s top two polluting nations — turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most…