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$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S.

Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend

Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since he struck and killed a fellow driver with his car during a dirt track race earlier this month, will return to NASCAR racing at Atlanta, his team announced on its Twitter feed. Stewart missed three races after

Police: Body found in Israeli forest is missing American hiker

A body found in a Jerusalem-area forest is that of missing American Aaron Sofer, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Thursday. Forensics investigators were working to determine the cause of death, Rosenfeld said.

Joan Rivers stops breathing, rushed to hospital

Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing a source confirmed to CNN.

13-year-old ISIS recruit: Witness to beheadings, crucifixion in Syria

The little boy looks barely old enough to walk, let alone understand the dark world he's now inhabiting.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry in France

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married over the weekend in France, a representative for Jolie confirmed Thursday.

Child expelled over mom's Facebook post

A Florida mom says her 4 year-old was expelled from his preschool over a message she posted on her personal Facebook page, Heather Leigh reports.

Retailer pulls shirts reminiscent of Holocaust

Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates.

CDC returns worker home after possible Ebola contact

 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staff member has returned to the United States from West Africa by charter flight after the employee had low-risk contact with a health worker who tested positive for Ebola.

Second American killed fighting for ISIS, Syrian opposition coalition says

Douglas McAuthur McCain is not the only American killed while fighting for ISIS in recent days, a coalition of Syrian opposition groups said Wednesday.