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Jeffrey Edward Fowle in North Korea

CNN

American released from North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.

An American government plane picked up Fowle...

Poppy field Afghanistan

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Report: U.S. drug war in Afghanistan failing

America's drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, a U.S. government watchdog says in a new report.

Afghan farmers are growing bumper crops of opium poppies -- an unprecedented 209,000 hectares in 2013 -- even though U.S. agencies spent $7.6 billion ...

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Miguel Ariel Contreras Drake-McLaughlin

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

Warren Buffett file photo

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Warren Buffett loses $2 billion in two days

If you're having a bad week, consider that Warren Buffett has lost $2 billion and it's only Tuesday.

Darren Vann

Lake County Sheriff's Office

Properties searched after 7 found dead

Seven women killed.

At least.

To make sure the toll isn't higher, Indiana authorities spent Tuesday canvassing abandoned properties in Gary, Indiana. This comes after authorities say Darren Deon Vann -- the man who, according to police documents, admit...

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

Mike Stone/Reuters

Hospital 'fell short' with Ebola patient

Texas Presbyterian Hospital "fell short" several times in treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, starting by not asking the right questions in the emergency room, said the hospital's chief clinical officer, Dr. Daniel Varga.

Jodi Arias

Pool

Retrial begins: life or death for Jodi Arias

Jodi Arias and her legal team began fighting for her life Tuesday when a new jury heard opening arguments on whether she should receive a life or death sentence for her murder conviction.

It's been a long legal journey for Arias, 34, whom a jury found...

Ben Bradlee and Bill Clinton

REUTERS/Larry Downing

Bradlee was an icon, journalists say

The death of Ben Bradlee, the iconic editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal and the Pentagon Papers, saddened the industry he influenced Tuesday night.

Teens arrested on way to Syria

3 Denver teens home after Syria odyssey

Three teenage girls who set out from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists fighting there are back home after their parents alerted authorities and the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.

The teens -- two sisters ...

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Canada: Soldier attack suspect 'radicalized'

A man shot to death after running down and killing a Canadian soldier with his car was "radicalized" and classified as a "potential important threat" to the country, Canadian authorities said Tuesday at a press conference.

Police arrested Martin Roule...

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