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Slain Journalist's Parents: He Died a Hero

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26 mins ago - The parents of an American journalist slain by Islamic State militants say their son died a hero for revealing the stories of oppressed people in war-torn lands.

Islamic State Threatens Another Journalist

Posted: 7:34 AM - Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.

Ferguson Protests Smaller, More Subdued

Updated: 7:34 AM - Police and protesters in Ferguson have shared the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

Nut Butter Recall

Posted: 3:45 AM - Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

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MAC, ESPN Reach New Deal

The Mid-American Conference has agreed to a new 13-year contract with ESPN. The agreement gives the network all television distribution rights to the league's football games through the 2026-27 season.

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Ferguson Protests Smaller, More Subdued

Police and protesters in Ferguson have shared the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

Islamic State Threatens Another Journalist

Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.

Report: How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child?

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.

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WATCH: Welcome Home Surprise

#haveyouseenthis Amber Peete was allowed to pick between several prizes at a recent West Michigan Whitecaps game during their "What's in the Box" promotion.

WATCH: Rock Climbing at an Incredible Speed

#haveyouseenthis In the 2014 Psicobloc Masters quarter-finals, these two competitors took on one another in an event that not only has them scaling a vertical wall, but also challenges them to go nearly inverted in a timed race to the top.

WATCH: Homemade Dancing Baby Groot

#haveyouseenthis One 'Guardians of the Galaxy' fan made this incredible model that mirrors the final scene from the film of a baby Groot dancing to the Jackson 5′s “I Want You Back” in his flower pot.

WATCH: The Muppets - So What'cha Want

#haveyouseenthis In a creative mash up of Muppets and music, one YouTube user took the Beastie Boys song "So What'cha Want" and set it to a video of the the Muppets, in an almost seamless lipsync.

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