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ISIS releases Christian hostages -- but why?

Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives…

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Texas nurse who got Ebola to sue hospital

She was the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's going to suing the hospital where she got infected.

Nina Pham, a nurse at…

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UN: 6,000 have died in eastern Ukraine

The estimated number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since April 2014 now exceeds 6,000 "in spite of successive ceasefires," the UN Human Rights Office…

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LAPD officers shoot, kill man on the ground

The video starts with a man swinging his arms at police outside a Los Angeles homeless shelter.

An officer tackles him to the ground, and three others try to…

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Key to #TheDress? It's the rods and cones

Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.

It…

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North Korea fires two missiles into sea

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

The missiles were fired from…

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196 dead in Afghanistan avalanches

For almost a week, avalanches caused by heavy snowstorms have killed 196 people in the mountainous province of Panjshir, Afghanistan, officials said on…

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15 tons of pot confiscated at California border

When searching for hidden stash, an obvious place to check is the mattress.

Federal police in California did so last week, and found 15 tons of marijuana, and…

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Tensions set to rise on Korean peninsula

On the Korean peninsula, the jittery season is here.

Joint military exercises conducted by South Korea and the United States each spring start this week.

The…

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Notable deaths of 2015

Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.

Chinese New Year parade in Manhattan's Chinatown

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 22: Revelers participate in the Chinese New Year parade in Manhattan's Chinatown on February 22, 2015 in New York City. The parade, now in it's 16th year, brought out hundreds of participants and viewers to celebrate the Year of the Sheep.

Chinese New Year parade in Manhattan's Chinatown

Revelers march in the Chinese New Year parade in Manhattan's Chinatown on February 22, 2015 in New York City.

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LOS ANGELES - AUG. 9: Actor Leonard Nimoy promotes the 'Star Trek' 40th Anniversary on the TV Land network at the Four Seasons hotel Aug. 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Episodes of the show will air Sept. 8.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," died Friday at 83. Here is a look at his life.

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How much amusement parks will cost this year

Disney made waves Monday when the company announced it was raising ticket prices at its Florida and California theme parks, breaking the $100 price point for the first time. Before you toss those mouse ears aside and start planning a different vacation, take a look at how Disney's prices compare to other amusement parks.

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Top Republicans speak at CPAC

The stars of the Republican Party spoke during day one of the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

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NFL players in trouble with the law

A judge overturned Adrian Peterson's suspension from the NFL on Thursday after the running back admitted to using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Here are are some other NFL players who have been in trouble with the law.

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Teens slain in fights that started on social media

Fights that began on social media escalated into real-life fatalities for teens in two incidents last weekend. A 14-year-old girl was killed by a gun in Birmingham, Alabama, while a 13-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Wausau, Wisconsin.

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Omaha man steals, burns neighbors' rainbow flag

An Omaha, Nebraska, man stole his neighbors' rainbow flag and returned moments later, burning the flag in front of their house. Police arrested the man.

100-year-old Tuskeegee Airman

Tuskeegee Airman celebrates 100th birthday

Sunday in front of his church, in front of his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, Willie Rogers celebrated his 100th birthday. Rogers is one of the oldest living Tuskegee Airmen, an elite group of African American military members who served in WWII.

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