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National & World US review of IS video confirms American's death US review of IS video confirms American's death
Peter Kassig was captured in eastern Syria while delivering relief supplies to refugees whose lives had been upended by war, and for a year, his family and friends quietly worked to secure the former U.S. Army ranger's release.
National & World 150 years on, Sherman's March to Sea still vivid 150 years on, Sherman's March to Sea still vivid (Photo Gallery)
At the heart of this well-preserved antebellum city, sunbeams stream through the arched windows of a grand public meeting room that mirrors the whole Civil War - including its death throes, unfolding 150 years ago this week when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman launched his scorching March to the Sea.
National & World Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud
Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning roughly $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to join the military. But the bonuses were ill-gotten because the former captain never actually referred anyone.
National & World Tense turns in freeing US captives in North Korea Tense turns in freeing US captives in North Korea
When U.S. spy chief James Clapper flew to North Korea on a mission to bring home two U.S. captives, he ran into a potential hitch. North Korean officials wanted a diplomatic concession of some sort in return for freeing the men and Clapper had none to offer.