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  • Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

    Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:59:07 GMT
    The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.
    The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men...
  • Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

    Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:08:56 GMT
    Congo's health minister says two Ebola deaths have been confirmed in the Central African country.
    Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400...
  • UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

    UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:08:51 GMT
    A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous. The report warns that it is increasingly likely that climate change could be irreversible.
    Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous - and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

    Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:18:21 GMT
    A federal judge in Hawaii is allowing a former child model to dismiss a lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse.
    A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii and has the option of refiling it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
  • Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

    Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:08:26 GMT
    A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law, in a lawsuit filed by a family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."
    A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."
  • William Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87

    William Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:01:17 GMT
    William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning producer and co-host of the groundbreaking television show "Black Journal" and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the...
    William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black...
  • NationalMore>>

  • Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:21:23 GMT
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday.
    The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a...
  • Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

    Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:29:36 GMT
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.
  • Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality

    Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:38:46 GMT
    At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things. They are...
    Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.