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Journalist deaths

ISIS beheadings spark fear in young journalists

Nathan Havenner September 10, 2014

A global conversation about violence against journalists began when footage of an American journalist’s execution at the hands of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria surfaced on Aug....

News on the go: Aug. 25, 2014

Alicia Balog August 24, 2014

Authorities in Pennisula are asking experienced paddlers on the Cuyahoga River to be on the lookout for any out-of-the-ordinary items amid the search for a woman whose car was found in the Cuyahoga Valley...

News on the go: April 30, 2014

Celia Fernandez April 29, 2014

A FedEx employee wearing bullets across his chest opened fire at a package-sorting center outside of Atlanta, Georgia. He wounded six people before ultimately committing suicide. Three of those wounded...

News on the go: March 17, 2014

Elaina Sauber March 16, 2014

The last words from the missing Malaysian plane’s cockpit gave no sign of anything amiss even though one of the plane’s communications systems was already disabled, adding to suspicions that one or...

Obama struggling to find winning formula in Syria

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press February 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) With peace talks failing, Syria's government on the offensive and moderate rebels pushed aside by al-Qaida-linked militants, the Obama administration is struggling for new ideas to halt...

Iraqi militants accidentally set off bomb, 21 dead 

Sameer N. Yacoub, Associated Press February 10, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — An instructor teaching his militant recruits how to make car bombs accidentally set off explosives in his demonstration Monday, killing 21 of them in a huge blast that alerted authorities...

News on the go: Jan. 29, 2014

Celia Fernandez January 28, 2014

Lethal injections have been in a short supply for quite some time, and lawmakers in some death-penalty states have said they are looking into alternative ways to replace the injection. Lawmakers are considering...

News on the go: Jan. 27, 2014

Tyler Kieslich January 26, 2014

After recovering a journal from his home, police say they are still unsure of why nineteen-year-old Darion Marcus Aguliar killed two people at a Maryland Mall Saturday before he took his own life. Aguilar,...

Syria talks yield narrow deal, Assad ‘red line’

Lori Hinnant, AP Zeina Karam, AP January 26, 2014

Two days of face-to-face peace talks yielded a narrow and tentative agreement Sunday for women and children trapped in a besieged Syrian city, and the government said President Bashar Assad had no intention...

News on the go: Jan. 23, 2014

Carrie Blazina January 22, 2014

Syrian peace talks Wednesday began with clashes that already threaten to collapse the conference. Syrian government officials and rebels, who have been fighting a civil war for three years, were divided...

News on the go: Jan. 21, 2014

Taylor Williams January 20, 2014

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day, leaders in his hometown of Atlanta talk about strides the country has made in the last 50 years and how much more work needs to be done on Monday. Speakers at Ebenezer...

News on the go: Jan. 14, 2014

Taylor Williams January 13, 2014

Parts of West Virginia lift a tap water ban after 300,000 people were not allowed to drink, wash or cook with the water due to a chemical spill near Elk River. The chemicals were not considered hazardous...

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