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U.S., allied airstrikes target ISIS in northern Syria

U.S. and allied warplanes hit sites near the northern Syrian city of Ayn al-Arab, the scene of fighting between ISIS and Kurdish forces in recent days, U.S. Central Command confirmed Saturday.

Oklahoma beheading suspect regains consciousness, interviewed by police

Police in Oklahoma said Saturday they've interviewed the man who allegedly beheaded a 54-year-old woman at his former workplace.

Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance transfers from Texas to Virginia

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is being held in isolation in a Virginia jail cell, authorities said Saturday.

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to a daughter

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter, according to a post on her Twitter and Facebook accounts. The baby was born Friday, a Clinton spokesman said.

Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia -- seemingly successfully

A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug.

Montana teacher -- initially given 31 days in rape of student -- now gets 10 years

Fighting back tears, Auliea Hanlon sat on the witness stand in a Montana courtroom, just feet away from the man who pleaded guilty to raping her 14-year-old daughter -- and initially received a sentence that required him to serve just 31 days i

Police:Mass. child rape suspect armed, on run after allegedly beating relative

A Massachusetts child rape suspect fled after cutting off his GPS monitoring bracelet, then -- days later -- returned home, beat and tied up a relative, and sped off again with a gun, police say.

Las Vegas police bust pot grower who put his crop on YouTube

The old adage is: Advertising is good for business. Here's another newer adage. Bragging about an illegal marijuana operation and posting it on YouTube for the whole world to see is, well, maybe not the best idea.

Defense ministry: UK jet fighters ready to strike in Iraq

British jet fighters have been sent to fly over Iraq and "are now ready to be used in an attack role as and when appropriate targets are identified," the UK Ministry of Defence said Saturday.