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From winter continuing its icy grip to the VA secretary apologizing for misstating his military record, see the stories we're following.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:43:20 GMT
Jihadi John at 10: I'll Be Soccer Player When I Grow Up

Jihadi John was a sports-obsessed 10-year-old who liked Manchester United, PlayStation game Duke Nukem and listening to teen pop bands.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:42:00 GMT
Unmasking of Jihadi John 'Not Important': ISIS Victim's Dad

The dad of U.S. journalist James Foley said he is not dwelling on the identity of his executioner, a British militant dubbed "Jihadi John."






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:39:59 GMT
#TheDress: Weigh In On Photo Everyone's Talking About

What colors are in this dress? If you answered white and gold, you're right. If you answered blue and black, you're also right we think.

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:26:44 GMT
Holder To Call for Lower Bar in Civil Rights Prosecutions

Attorney General Eric Holder says that he will soon call on Congress to lower the standard of proof in federal civil rights cases.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:14:45 GMT
Lawyer: Autopsy Shows Pasco Police Shot Man From Behind

The second autopsy is said to contradict claims made yesterday that none of the bullets that killed a rock-throwing man hit him in the back.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:14:12 GMT
U.S. Blogger Hacked to Death by 'Islamist Radicals'

Avijit Roy, a U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin, and his wife and fellow blogger, Rafida Ahmed, were attacked on Thursday.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:53:51 GMT
Suspect Detained After Alert Near U.S. Consulate: Report

A suspect was reportedly detained after what officials described as a "security incident" outside the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul on Friday.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:58:38 GMT
Beware the Ice of March: More Frigid Records In Jeopardy

It may be almost March, but the brutally cold winter appears unwilling to release much of the nation from its icy grip.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:59:42 GMT
Security Alert Near U.S. Consulate: BreakingNews.com

Police seal off street outside US consulate in Istanbul after security alert, Turkish police detain suspect, Reuters reports.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:56:17 GMT
Jihadi John Shows Extremism Comes in All Shapes, Sizes

The White House's focus on poverty as the main cause of extremism may not tell the whole story.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:38:42 GMT
This 'Stolen' Log Cabin Has Been Found

Log cabin apparently hiding in plain sight near to where it was reported stolen. Lyle Ahrens of KOBI reports on the mystery.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:04:58 GMT
This Is Why You're Seeing #TheDress as White and Gold

The Internet broke on Thursday thanks to a dress that had defied the classification of color. Is it white and gold or is it black and blue?






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:23:04 GMT
NBA's First Black Player Dead at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:20:15 GMT
Kanye West Apologizes to Beck

"I would like to publicly apologize to Beck. I'm sorry, Beck," the rapper and two-time music awards show interrupter said in a Twitter message Thursday.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:58:36 GMT
Elusive Llamas Run Their Way to Social Media Stardom

The llamas managed to evade police for about an hour before their run for freedom finally came to an end. KPNX's Tram Mai reports

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:26:37 GMT
Candidate for Governor Dies of Apparent Suicide

Tom Schweich, who had recently announced plans to seek the GOP nomination for governor, is believed to have shot himself at his St. Louis home.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:04:38 GMT
Housekeeper Kidnapped, Burned, Beaten, Police Say

A New York couple allegedly kidnapped and tortured their housekeeper inside their home when they thought she was stealing from them.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:28:03 GMT
'Big Brain' Gene Found in Humans, But Not in Chimps

A single gene may have paved the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of neurons found in a key brain region.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:56:35 GMT
Three Arrested in California Sex Slavery Case

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said a 22-year-old woman was held captive and raped for weeks before she escaped last week.






Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:33:24 GMT
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