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How to catch a 'Peacock': Inside the US take down of a global criminal
For years, US authorities were desperate to get their hands on a man they called the "Peacock," a Syrian-born weapons dealer said to be behind some of the world's most notorious acts of violence. ... More >>

Scary moment before alleged terrorist is nabbed
A heart-stopping moment before police arrest alleged terrorist Monzer al-Kassar. Watch "Declassifed" Saturdays at 9p ET/PT. ... More >>

'I thought he was gonna have a heart attack'
Agents reveal how alleged terrorist Monzer al-Kassar's mood changed after he realized it was all over. Watch "Declassifed" Saturdays at 9p ET/PT. ... More >>

Spies among us: Get a peek at their playbook
Spies are living among us. ... More >>

A suicide attempt in an Army unit can lead to more, study finds
Marc Raciti had the tree picked out. ... More >>

U.S. sanctions 13 Venezuelans associated with Maduro
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American Muslims growing more liberal, survey shows
American Muslims are growing more religiously and socially liberal, with the number who say society should accept homosexuality nearly doubling during the past decade, according to a major new survey. ... More >>

NYPD officer's widow gives birth to their child
More than two and a half years after a New York City Police Department officer was killed while on duty, his widow gave birth to a girl, thanks to the preservation of his semen. ... More >>

Blind WWII vet hurt protecting US flag from vandals
A World War II veteran was hurt protecting Old Glory, not on some battlefield in Europe, but right in front of his home in Texas. ... More >>

Ohio carries out first execution since 2014
Ohio executed death row inmate Ronald Phillips by lethal injection Wednesday, the state's first execution in more than three years. ... More >>

Rep. Scalise discharged from hospital after shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise has been discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the hospital said in a statement Wednesday, six weeks after he was shot at a congressional baseball practice. ... More >>

Your intense workout could be life-threatening
When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling. ... More >>

'Wonder Woman' sequel gets a release date
December 2019 is going to be a holiday season full of wonder. ... More >>

'The Last Tycoon' slips on uneven Hollywood soap
F. Scott Fitzgerald's final, unfinished novel, "The Last Tycoon," has been turned into a wildly uneven series -- a Hollywood melodrama whose frothy soapiness produces a few strong performances and a host of clichés. Matt Bomer contributes matinee-idol star power, but the nine-episode season feels l... More >>

Hate running? 25 ways to learn to love it
Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right? ... More >>

Best player in MLB is 5'6" hitting machine
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NFL star hires divers to find $150K earring in lake
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Trump to ban transgender people from military
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the US armed forces. ... More >>

Cillizza: Trump isn't going to stop bullying Sessions
Here's a headline from Wednesday morning on CNN: "Top White House aides press Trump to pull back on Sessions criticism." ... More >>

Russia sanctions bill hits yet another snag
The Russia sanctions bill appears to have hit yet another snag over a separate dispute between two Republicans -- Sen. Bob Corker and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- and their fight involves sanctions for North Korea. ... More >>

Chipotle: Sick employee responsible for outbreak
A sick Chipotle employee caused a norovirus outbreak at a Virginia restaurant earlier this month. ... More >>

Amazon will make thousands of job offers next week
Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers next week. ... More >>

Nike CEO takes a pay cut after rough year
Nike is making some big pay cuts. ... More >>

Girls conference empowers young women
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Rabbi arrested in sexual assault case
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New animal shelter opens
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Deputy saves owl stuck in net
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Beaches shut down for 'too much bacteria'
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Renovations of library uncover old art
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