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Slain trooper's PA funeral

REUTERS/Mike Segar

Pa. manhunt enters 11th day; schools reopen

A line of law enforcement vehicles stretched for a mile along a rural Pennsylvania road Tuesday as the hunt for suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein entered its 11th day.

Tomahawk missiile launch, ISIS, Syria

U.S. Navy

Obama: Syria strikes show 'this is not America's fight alone'

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In a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the United States invoked Article 51 of the U.N. charter -- acting when a country is unwilling or unable to handle a threat itself -- as justification for carrying ...

Cruise missile strikes against ISIS, Syria

CNN

Al Qaeda group in Syria plots against U.S.

Among the targets of U.S. strikes across Syria early Tuesday was the Khorasan Group -- a collection of senior al Qaeda members who have moved into Syria.

President Obama called them "seasoned al Qaeda operatives."

"Once again, it must be clear to anyon...

Alabama UPS shooting

WBRC

3 people dead in Alabama UPS shooting

A recently-fired employee opened fire at a UPS facility in Inglenook, Alabama, on Tuesday, killing two people before taking his own life, authorities said.

Responding to calls of an active shooter, officers with the Birmingham Police Department entere...

Congress Agrees On Payroll Tax Cut

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Congress reacts to Syria airstrikes

As the Pentagon launched a barrage of airstrikes into Syria late Monday, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, who was an early backer of President Obama's first presidential campaign and his hand-picked chairman to run the Democratic National Committee, says ...

F-22 Fighter

Tami Chappell / Reuters

Embattled F-22 goes into combat

The problem-plagued F-22 Raptor took part in its first combat mission Monday night, hitting ISIS targets in Syria.

Smog over Los Angeles

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Obama warns on climate change at U.N.

President Barack Obama told a United Nations meeting on Tuesday that pollution must be contained to address climate change.

Specifically, he called out China, saying that the most populous country on Earth, with the fastest increase in carbon polluti...

Ebola, West Africa doctors

REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard

CDC: Ebola cases could reach 550,000 by 2015

The number of Ebola cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could rise to between 550,000 and 1.4 million by January if there are no "additional interventions or changes in community behavior," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a repor...

Port of Los Angeles dock fire

KTLA

Smoke from LA port fire threatens neighbors

People living downwind of the Port of Los Angeles were warned to stay indoors because of potentially toxic smoke from a wharf fire Tuesday morning.

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith

Courtesy Jane Rosenberg

Osama bin Laden son-in-law gets life term

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, said Jerika Richardson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan.

In March, he was found guilty of helping al Qaeda terrorists conspire to ki...

Connecticut fox attack

WVIT

Child, school staff attacked by fox on playground

A town in Connecticut is on high alert after a fox attacked a child and several adults on a school playground.

Hannah Graham missing UVA student

Charlottesville Police/WTVR

Hannah Graham disappearance: What we know

A new search warrant was issued Monday for the apartment of Jesse Matthew, who police believe was the last person to see Hannah Graham before the 18-year-old college student disappeared on Sept. 13.

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2014 National Toy Hall of Fame finalists

2014 Toy Hall of Fame finalists

Courtesy of The Strong

Contenders include American Girl, Operation, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony and more. See all 12 finalists here and vote for your favorite.

Climate change: By the numbers

Pollution, smoke stacks

Reuters

Climate change will be front and center at this week's United Nations Climate Summit. Here's a look at climate change by the numbers.

Timeline: Unrest in Syria

Cruise missile strikes against ISIS, Syria

CNN

The U.S. and several Arab nations have begun airstrikes in Syria -- the latest chapter in a bloody civil war. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.

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