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Aug 21, 2014 10:26AM ET
Nicolas Henin, another journalist who was taken hostage by ISIL, revealed new details about his time captivity with Foley.
Aug 21, 2014 9:30AM ET
In a bidding war that had more "dollars" in its name than any before, Dollar General attempted to take over Family Dollar (which is merging with Dollar Tree) by paying 8.95 billion dollars this week.
Aug 21, 2014 9:23AM ET
To get why the British singer railed against dating apps, you've got to understand his coming out journey so far.
Aug 21, 2014 9:09AM ET
The settlement, announced by Attorney General Eric Holder today, will likely be $9.65 billion in cash and $7 billion in consumer relief.
Aug 21, 2014 8:14AM ET
A night without major incident passed through Ferguson for the first time in a week.
Aug 21, 2014 7:37AM ET
Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical worker who was infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa, is said to have fully recovered and will be released from the hospital today.
Aug 21, 2014 6:43AM ET
The radical Sunni group had previously attempted to ransom Foley for 100 million euros.
Aug 20, 2014 7:51PM ET
Police say they released it in the interests of transparency, though the police union also believes it supports the officers' account of the incident.
Aug 20, 2014 6:39PM ET
Officials have said earlier this summer, military special forces were sent into Syria to rescue American citizens being held captive by ISIS.
Aug 20, 2014 6:07PM ET
Students at Arizona State University, James Madison University, and Coastal Carolina University will have their very own mobile Starbucks next week.
Aug 20, 2014 5:54PM ET
"I understand that mistrust," Holder said during a meeting with Ferguson residents. "I am the Attorney General of the United States. But I am also a black man."
Aug 20, 2014 5:51PM ET
A friend of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty in the US District Court in Boston on Thursday, CNN reported.
Aug 20, 2014 5:21PM ET
And we mean every Simpsons character.
Aug 20, 2014 5:19PM ET
Today is officially Al Roker Appreciation Day in New York City.
Aug 20, 2014 5:17PM ET
SeaWorld will not be appealing the citations it received following the drowning of one of its trainers who was pulled under by a killer whale.
Aug 20, 2014 4:40PM ET
A new study suggests that people who use e-readers are worse at remembering the plots to books than people who read physical books.
Aug 20, 2014 4:35PM ET
A Ferguson Police officer who threatened to kill protesters has been taken off duty after a complaint from the Missouri ACLU, the organization announced Wednesday.
Aug 20, 2014 4:33PM ET
The Supreme Court issued a stay on a federal appeals court ruling that struck down Virginia's ban on gay marriages, meaning the state will have to wait for a full hearing in the fall.
Aug 20, 2014 4:09PM ET
According to a Ukrainian military spokesman, another Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in action in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday.
Aug 20, 2014 3:44PM ET
The Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia, Bulgaria has, once again, been vandalized. The monument depicts a number of USSR soldiers during the second World War.
Aug 20, 2014 3:18PM ET
The hit single and video from the breakout singer-songwriter is catchy, but some are calling it problematic.
Aug 20, 2014 3:16PM ET
So far, no one has it.
Aug 20, 2014 2:06PM ET
He has a history of working with the hostages, as was the lead negotiator in this year's release of eleven ISIL hostages to Turkey in exchange for ransom.
Aug 20, 2014 1:20PM ET
A White House petition calling for all police to wear cameras created after the shooting death of Michael Brown has surpassed 100,000 signatures, the amount requiring a response from The White House.
Aug 20, 2014 12:28PM ET
President Obama said Wednesday afternoon that the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley will not deter US operations in Iraq against the Islamist State.
Aug 20, 2014 11:54AM ET
B.K.S. Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru who helped popularized yoga in the United States, died Wednesday at the age of 95 in a hospital in Pune, India.
Aug 20, 2014 11:43AM ET
This comes after the FBI declared the video unofficially authentic to the Foley family.
Aug 20, 2014 11:04AM ET
African elephant herds have faced poaching for decades, but a new wave of poaching has placed them on the edge of extinction, according to a study published Tuesday.
Aug 20, 2014 11:01AM ET
FXX kicks off their dominion over The Simpsons' catalog with a 12-day marathon of every episode ever. Obviously you can't just sit and watch TV for that entire span. Which is why we're here with a detailed strategy guide.
Aug 20, 2014 10:55AM ET
Owen Jones on James Foley, Shashank Joshi on ISIL, Mohamed A. El-Erian on Jackson Hole, Ruth Marcus on political corruption, and Maureen Dowd on Obama.