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Slain Journalist's Parents: He Died a Hero

Posted: 2:02 PM - 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.
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Ferguson Protests Smaller, More Subdued

Posted: 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.

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.

Don Pardo Dies

Posted: 08/19/2014 - Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96

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

Posted: 08/18/2014 - 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.

National Guard Ordered to Ferguson, Missouri

Posted: 08/18/2014 - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to Ferguson to help restore order to the St. Louis suburb after a week of that has seen several violent protests over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

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