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Steven Joel Sotloff

ISIS

Captive's mom: 'He's an innocent journalist'

A mother's plea to the terrorists holding her son hostage: No individual should be punished for events he cannot control.

Zara stripped pajamas

Zara

Retailer pulls shirt 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.

Peter Theo Curtis

Lawrence Crook III/CNN

Journalist freed from Syria: 'I'm overwhelmed'

After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home.

Douglas McAuthur McCain, 2003 booking photo

Anoka County Sheriff's Office

Claim: 2nd American killed fighting for ISIS

Douglas McAuthur McCain is not the only American who has been killed while fighting for ISIS, a coalition of Syrian opposition groups said Wednesday.

A second American was killed in a battle with rival opposition groups as well, said the coalition, wh...

F-15C crash

Garrett Beck

F15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

An Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet has crashed in Virginia's Augusta County, National Guard and local sheriff's officials said.

Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg

Library of Congress

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

More than 151 years after his heroic service at Gettysburg during the Civil War, 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously, the White House announced Tuesday.

Douglas McAuthur McCain, 2008 booking photo

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office

American jihadi's family speaks out

He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.

Exactly what spurred Douglas McAuthur McCain's metamorphosis remains murky. But while his radicalization and death have stunned loved ones back ...

Petro Poroshenko

Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Ukrainian President: 'Our main goal is peace'

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko made a call for peace following one-on-one talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the conflict wracking eastern Ukraine.

"Our main goal is peace. We demand resolute actions that will bring peace to the U...

Shooting range near accident

Girl, 9, kills gun instructor with Uzi

A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.

The instructor, 39-year-old Charles Vacca, died at a hospital late...

Time Warner Cable

Courtesy Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffered an unusual nationwide Internet outage early Wednesday morning, sparking new complaints about the company's service.

Time Warner Cable, which serves about 14.5 milli...

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