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National & World 'Massacre' in Iraq as strikes hit near key dam
Islamic extremists in Iraq killed 80 Yazidi men and abducted their wives and children, officials and eyewitnesses said Saturday, insisting the religious community is still at risk after a week of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes on the militants.
National & World Jihadists closing in on Syrian rebel stronghold Jihadists closing in on Syrian rebel stronghold
The main Western-backed Syrian opposition coalition called on Saturday for U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group as the jihadists captured three northern villages, putting them within striking distance of a mainstream rebel stronghold.
National & World Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime' Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime' (Photo Gallery)
The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,000 people has turned parts of West Africa into a medical battle zone and could last up to six more months, Doctors Without Borders warned on Friday as a worker on the front lines in Liberia acknowledged that the true death toll is unknown.
National & World Police identify officer, allege teen robbed store Police identify officer, allege teen robbed store (Photo Gallery)
Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had been suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars from a convenience store in a "strong-arm" robbery shortly before he was killed.
National & World DA: Amish girls safe after apparent abduction
Two missing Amish sisters turned up safe Thursday evening, about 24 hours after they were apparently abducted from their family's roadside farm stand in northern New York, authorities said.
National & World Sept. 11 suspect pushes for details of FBI inquiry
The lead attorney for the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terror attacks said Thursday he might withdraw from the case unless the judge orders the government to divulge details about FBI investigations of defense team members.