Wednesday, October 01, 2014 01:26

Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago at age 4 found alive in Mexico
An Austin, Texas, girl abducted 12 years ago has been found in Mexico, law enforcement officials say.
O'Reilly: Colbert 'has no bleeping clue how to fight the jihad'
Bill O'Reilly's plan to defeat the Islamic State militants with a 25,000-person mercenary army has been widely mocked since he introduced it last week. But the Fox News host is not backing down.
'Jeopardy!' category 'What Women Want' sparks backlash among women
A "Jeopardy!" category entitled "What Women Want," which appeared on Monday's show, sparked a backlash among viewers who took issue with what they contend were sexist clues.
Nationality trumps race in sentencing gap
Study after study has shown that black men do more time in jail than white men who commit similar crimes — an entrenched racial disparity in the nation's justice system that Attorney General Eric Holder has decried as “shameful” and unacceptable.
Two Colorados, two visions, one tight race
No one expected the 2014 Colorado governor's race to be tight — or even much of a race. Now the contest between Gov. John Hickenlooper and former dairy farmer, community banker, and Congressman Bob Beauprez is a textbook tossup.
Texas patient confirmed as first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.
DALLAS – A man who recently arrived in Texas from Liberia has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S.
White House exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths
The White House has acknowledged for the first time that strict standards President Obama imposed last year to prevent civilian deaths from U.S. drone strikes will not apply to U.S. military operations in Syria and Iraq.
Reporter Finds Missing 10-Year-Old Boy While Covering Story
Reporters sometimes face a dilemma: Witnessing events in their communities, they are tasked to report what they see, for their viewers and readers, without crossing any lines of involvement. But sometimes, on a human level, that is just not possible.
Sea change: Satellite photos show world's fourth-largest lake disappearing
The Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake in the world, is nearly gone, images released by NASA this week show.
First Dutch cat and dog restaurant
A dog eats during the opening of the first Dutch cat and dog restaurant in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30, 2014. (EPA/Koen van Weel)
Is This Email For Real?
In this week's “Ask Pogue,” three people write to ask the same thing: Kerri: I am forwarding an email I received this morning. I am thinking this email is not really from Yahoo. I tried searching to see if Yahoo was really upgrading, but I haven't found anything. Can you help me with this?
Student shot after argument at N.C. high school
A shooting at a North Carolina high school early Tuesday left one male student wounded and another in custody, officials say.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect's sister appears in court for alleged bomb threat
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister's latest brush with the law puts a family caught up in the mystery over the 2013 attacks back in the spotlight.
Syrian refugees
Syrian Kurdish refugees wait with their belongings after crossing into Turkey near the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 30, 2014. Islamic State militants still held their positions around 3 kilometres west of Kobane inside Syria, witness said, with Kurdish positions the last line of defence between the fighters and the town. More than 150,000 Kurds to flee to Turkey since last week...
The battle for Iraq
Security forces inspect the site of a car bomb explosion in the town of Ashar, in the Basra region, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Officials say a wave of bombings targeted commercial areas across Iraq, killing and wounding dozens of people. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jourani)
Photos of the day - September 30, 2014
A dog drinks during the opening of the first Dutch cat and dog restaurant in Amsterdam, The Netherland, September 30, 2014. In preparation for Animals day on October 4 the Royal Canin Experience Center opened a pop-up eatery for the four-legged friends. (EPA/Koen van Weel)
Mitt Romney on 2016: 'We'll see what happens'
After months of insisting he was not interested in running for president again, the 2012 Republican nominee now says he's keeping the door open for another run.
All Hail Prince, the King of Fashion
My first encounter with Prince happened back in 1983, when I was in the tenth grade, pulling an all-nighter writing a paper on the economic state of Brazil. Being informed that coffee was the country's primary national export required more than me just drinking it past the midnight hour—it also required me listening nonstop to the radio.
'Keeping Up With the Zimmermans': George's brother wanted to 'rebrand' him as reality TV star
George Zimmerman's brother wanted to turn him into a reality television star. "I learn a lot from watching 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians,'" Robert Zimmerman Jr. told GQ.
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