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ISIS releases Christian hostages -- but why?

Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.

But that has made their latest decision on the fate of…

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Texas nurse who got Ebola to sue hospital

She was the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's going to suing the hospital where she got infected.

Nina Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, will file a lawsuit Monday against the…

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UN: 6,000 have died in eastern Ukraine

The estimated number of people killed in eastern Ukraine since April 2014 now exceeds 6,000 "in spite of successive ceasefires," the UN Human Rights Office announced in a statement on Monday.

The escalation in fighting in recent weeks, particularly…

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LAPD officers shoot, kill man on the ground

The video starts with a man swinging his arms at police outside a Los Angeles homeless shelter.

An officer tackles him to the ground, and three others try to subdue him. At least one pulls out a Taser and tries to shock the man.

"Drop the gun!" a…

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Key to #TheDress? It's the rods and cones

Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.

It has to do with the tiny cones in the back of our eyeballs that perceive colors in a…

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North Korea fires two missiles into sea

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

The missiles were fired from North Korea's west coast into the sea, which is also known as the East Sea, around 6:30 a.m.…

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196 dead in Afghanistan avalanches

For almost a week, avalanches caused by heavy snowstorms have killed 196 people in the mountainous province of Panjshir, Afghanistan, officials said on Monday.

Ten new avalanches were reported early Monday morning, without any casualties. Over the…

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15 tons of pot confiscated at California border

When searching for hidden stash, an obvious place to check is the mattress.

Federal police in California did so last week, and found 15 tons of marijuana, and made the second largest weed bust in history at a U.S. border crossing.

The truck carrying…

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Tensions set to rise on Korean peninsula

On the Korean peninsula, the jittery season is here.

Joint military exercises conducted by South Korea and the United States each spring start this week.

The drills, involving thousands of troops and state of the art military hardware, don't go down…

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Moscow: Thousands mourn slain Putin critic

This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.

But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in Moscow took on a different theme. Instead of gathering to criticize…

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