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Pakistan Christian community living in fear after mob killings

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Extremism

Shooter: 'It doesn't matter anymore if I killed bin Laden'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden says he doesn't care if people believe him.<p>"The most important thing that I've learned in the last two years is to me it doesn't matter anymore if I am 'The Shooter.' The team got him," Robert O'Neill said in an …

Ready or not: Early season cold snap to plunge temperatures

Shivering in the biting-cold wind, never leaving home without the gear of an Antarctic explorer, spending more time with the snow shovel than with your family. Didn’t we just get done with all of that?<p>Ready or not, winter is on its way back. Thanksgiving is weeks away, but below-freezing …

Mexico gang members 'confess to killing' missing 43 students

Three suspects in videotaped confession saying they killed, burned and disposed of the bodies of the students, in a case that has shocked Mexico<p>Suspected gang members in Mexico have confessed to killing more than 40 missing students and incinerating their remains in a case that has shocked the …

Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, 'selfies' with President Bush

DALLAS (Reuters) - A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government’s all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the disease.<p>Former U.S. President George …

U.S. to send more troops to fight Islamic State

The Pentagon will send up to 1,500 additional troops to Iraq, more than doubling the size of the U.S. force assisting Iraqi and Kurdish troops battling Islamic State militants, the White House said Friday.<p>For the first time since U.S. troops returned to Iraq as advisors in August, American military …

Support for legal pot down off its high

Even as the national experiment legalizing recreational pot spread this week to Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., a new poll suggests the enthusiasm among voters has hit a plateau.<p>A majority, 51%, favors legalizing marijuana, according to a Gallup Poll. That's about where support has been since …

McStay slaying suspect arrested; business partner has criminal history

The Riverside County man accused Friday of killing his business partner's family and burying them in shallow desert graves is a small-time criminal who has spent most of his life working blue-collar jobs, records show.<p>Charles<p>"Chase"Merritt, 57, was arrested this week on suspicion of killing Joseph …

Police: Philadelphia suspect also seized woman in Virginia

A month before Delvin Barnes grabbed a woman off a street in Philadelphia, he hit a teen with a shovel in Virginia and stuffed her into the trunk of a car, authorities say.<p>Barnes, 37, was arrested Wednesday after police tracked him down using his car's GPS device. The arrest followed his alleged …

'Cold and callous' murders of McStay family solved, authorities say

Almost a year to the day after an off-road motorcyclist found the remains of a California family who had vanished from their home in 2010, authorities announced Friday they had arrested the man they believe is responsible for the deaths.<p>Charles "Chase" Merritt is charged with four counts of murder …

The iPhone just lost its perfect security record — now what?

For most of the iPhone's lifespan, it's been effectively immune to malware. There were theoretical attacks and viruses targeting jailbroken phones, but thanks to the tight controls of the App Store, finding iOS malware in the wild has been nearly impossible. If you didn't jailbreak your phone and …

Dad confronts kidnapper, saves 5-year-old daughter

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A set of Utah parents were awakened Friday to an unsettling noise for 4:30 in the morning: the sound of their front door …

The Week in Review: Big Republican Win in Midterm Elections

The most expensive midterm election in history culminated Tuesday night with a Republican Party wave. Nearly $4 billion in spending turned state …

Mitch McConnell

22 Hilarious Military Moments Show Our Troops As You’ve Never Seen Them!

Combat and war can be completely overwhelming, and these American soldiers understand the importance of humor and light-hearted fun as a way to …