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Reports: Cop in chokehold case won't be charged

Sparking protests in several cities, social media outrage and a U.S. civil rights probe, a New York City grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of a black man put in a chokehold after selling untaxed cigarettes.<p>The grand jury found "no reasonable cause" to indict officer …

Slain ISIS jihadi among more than 100 Americans fighting with militants in Syria

An American man died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS, the latest evidence of the reach of a terror group that's become increasingly powerful and feared in the eyes of Americans.<p>Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, died in a battle between rival extremist groups in the suburbs of Aleppo, …

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

A pilot is missing after an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Virginia's Augusta County, authorities said.<p>It was not immediately clear whether the pilot ejected, Air Force Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing commander, told reporters.<p>"People are on site. We actually have …

Mariah Carey Divorce is Hot Topic ... Too Hot

<b>Mariah Carey</b> had a chance to spin her divorce with <b>Nick Cannon</b>, but she said it's simply "too hot" to talk.<p>Mariah was walking around NYC Monday with …

Inside Michael Brown's funeral - CNN Video

ISIS Fighters Seize Syria's Tabqa Air Base From Syrian Regime

World<p>ISIS militants seized a vital government air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, according to state television. Tabqa air base was the Syrian regime's last stronghold in the area. "It will facilitate attacks towards the north by the south Turkish borders," according to Laith Alkhouri, a …

Startling Photos of Americans Lying in 7 Days of Their Own Trash

How much garbage do you produce? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claims the average American creates more than 4 pounds of trash a day, more …

Happy accident: Sphero makes the move from toy to teaching

Orbotix, now simply known as Sphero, had the world in awe when it introduced its smartphone-controlled, ball-shaped toy back in 2010. Back then, we were still getting used to the concept of "connected" things. Today, nearly four years after making its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show, Sphero …

Man arrested for shooting dogs suspected in three L.A. homicides

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 34-year-old man who was arrested after shooting two dogs over the weekend is also considered a suspect in three homicides committed within an hour across Los Angeles’ sprawling San Fernando Valley, police said on Monday.<p>Alexander Hernandez of Sylmar was detained on animal …