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National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two...

National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two...

ISIS demanded $132.5 million ransom for US journalist

Militants asked family of US journalist via email for ransom

GOP poll: Mooney up 12 points

Democrat opponent Casey says latest poll not credible

Two American Ebola patients released from hospital

ATLANTA — After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday.

Their release poses no public...

Federal law will help veterans earn education

Little-publicized provision in bill

will allow veterans to pay in-state rates

Beheading draws condemnation
Beheading draws condemnation

WASHINGTON — The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. President...

American photojournalist executed, Islamic State says
American photojournalist executed, Islamic State says

Karen DeYoung and Adam Goldman

(c) 2014, The Washington Post.

WASHINGTON - The Islamic State militant group claimed Tuesday to have beheaded an American photojournalist in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

A video...

US trying to verify beheading video of American journalist

WASHINGTON — A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The White House, his family and employer said they could not...

Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson
Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot...

Democratic House candidate Casey casts himself as a tight spender

New ad highlights

House candidate’s

frugality, savings

Teen shot by police may have had hands up, but ‘we don’t know’
Teen shot by police may have had hands up, but ‘we don’t know’

Pathologist says teen in shooting may have had hands up, but ‘we don’t know’

Iraq dam retaken from militants

After string of US airstrikes, Obama calls recapture a ‘major step forward’

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