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Turkish Jets Join US-Led Coalition Airstrikes Against ISIS

Turkish Jets Join US-Led Coalition Airstrikes Against ISIS

Turkey says its jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria. After months of wavering, Turkey agreed to be more actively engaged in the...

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10 Years Later, Thousands Still Live With Katrina Damage

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Pulling up to Jerry Reed's house in St. Roch neighborhood is like stepping back in time to August 2005, when Hurricane Katrina ripped through the area, devastating everything in its path.

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Thai Police Arrest Suspect in Bangkok Tourist Shrine Bombing

Thai Police Arrest Suspect in Bangkok Tourist Shrine Bombing

Police in Thailand arrested a suspect in the deadly Bankok bombing that killed 20 people at a crowded Shrine earlier this month. National police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri told Reuters that the suspect...

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Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Reporters to Prison

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Reporters to Prison

An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to three years in prison in a long-running trial criticized by press freedom advocates worldwide. Judge Hassan Farid said he issued his verdict in...

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Obama Appoints First Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs

Obama Appoints First Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs

President Barack Obama appointed the country's first special envoy for hostage affairs following a review of the government's current hostage policies, the White House announced on Friday. Former State...

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Sarah Palin Lobs Softballs at Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush

Sarah Palin Lobs Softballs at Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush

Sarah Palin hosted Republican candidates Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz on her show, "On Point with Sarah Palin," for a friendly interview Friday that steered clear of the tough questions they faced...

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Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

A Texas Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot from behind Friday night, while pumping gas into his police vehicle at a Houston-area Chevron station, police said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office identified...

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Vin Scully Says He Will Return Next Season to Call Dodgers Games

Vin Scully Says He Will Return Next Season to Call Dodgers Games

Vin Scully, the Dodgers' longtime broadcaster, will return next season to call the team's games, ABC Late Night host Jimmy Kimmel revealed to fans via video message Friday night at Dodger Stadium.

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7 Killed, 2 Injured After Exposure to Poison in China

7 Killed, 2 Injured After Exposure to Poison in China

Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China, authorities said Saturday, in the latest in a spate of deadly accidents to strike the country...

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Pieces of Historic Loop CTA Station Up for Auction

Pieces of Historic Loop CTA Station Up for Auction

If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of Chicago history, now is your chance.

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Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery

Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery

Police on Friday said no foul play is suspected after two men were found dead in a suburban home during a mysterious hazardous materials situation Thursday.

Emmett Till's Relatives Gather at Boy's Grave 60 Years Later

Emmett Till's Relatives Gather at Boy's Grave 60 Years Later

The legacy of the lynching of thousands of black people in America was recalled when the death 60 years ago in Mississippi of just one — Emmett Till — was commemorated Friday at his gravesite in a suburban...

Illinois Rolls Out Locking Devices on Select Prescription Medication

Illinois Rolls Out Locking Devices on Select Prescription Medication

Illinois lawmakers are fighting prescription painkiller abuse by making it more difficult for addicts to obtain opioids, often considered a “pathway” to heroin.

Lottery Winners Delayed Payment Over Budget Impasse

Lottery Winners Delayed Payment Over Budget Impasse

The good news is, you won the lottery. The bad news is, you might not receive your winnings until Illinois' budget situation is worked out.

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

A Texas Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot from behind Friday night, while pumping gas into his police vehicle at a Houston-area Chevron station, police said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office identified...

Former Senior at Prep School Acquitted of Felony Rape

Former Senior at Prep School Acquitted of Felony Rape

A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition...