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American killed in Syria a journalist at heart

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Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a journalist at heart, once saying he'd cover local news if it meant doing the job he loved. More>>

Ferguson pledges outreach efforts after shooting

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Ferguson city leaders urged people to stay home after dark Tuesday to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged to try to improve the police force in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police. More>>

NH journalist executed by militants in Syria Video included

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A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. More>>

Official: 3 of 5 hostages freed in Chicago suburb

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A city spokesman in the southern suburb of Harvey says three of the five children who were being held hostage by two men barricaded in a home have been released and appear to be in good condition. More>>

Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

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Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being." More>>

Dive team searches Merrimack River for missing teen Video included

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Police searched the Merrimack River Tuesday night for a missing teen. More>>

Sacramento patient tested for Ebola

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A patient at a Sacramento Hospital is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus.
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Market Basket CEOs aim for resolution by Friday

Market Basket's co-CEOs would like to reach a conclusion in their ongoing feud with employees by Friday. More>>

Portsmouth teen missing since Aug. 8

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A 16-year-old has been missing from Portsmouth, N.H. since Aug. 8.
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Wednesday brings sunshine and highs in the 80s Video included

High pressure sandwiched between upper level lows in the atmosphere continues to dominate our weather. More>>

Man killed in officer-involved shooting near Ferguson

A man was shot and killed by police after he reportedly held up a convenience store at knifepoint and refusing to put down his weapon. More>>

Frates, Griffin families appear at special ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

A parking lot in Quincy was blanketed by buckets Monday as people there prepared to take part in one of the biggest Ice Bucket Challenges yet - all of them cheered on by some very special guests. More>>

Daycare worker allegedly jumps on child, smashes head into floor

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A daycare employee in Ashland is facing charges in connection with assaulting a 5-year-old boy who would not lay down for a nap. More>>

Girl uninjured after debris falls from bridge, shattering car window Video included

It was a scary afternoon for one family that was driving under an overpass in Chelmsford when debris fell from the bridge above, cracking the windshield and leaving everyone inside rattled. More>>

Warren on Ferguson: Gov. should have 'acted sooner' Video included

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FOX 25 caught up with Senator Elizabeth Warren Tuesday to ask her about a variety of issues including the crisis in Ferguson. More>>

1 dead, 3 hurt in Wellfleet crash

Authorities say one person has died and three people have been injured in a three-vehicle crash in Wellfleet. More>>

Pedestrian hit by car on Memorial Drive in Cambridge

Emergency crews responded to reports of a pedestrian struck in Cambridge Tuesday morning. More>>

Sculptor memorializes soldiers with life-size statues

Maybe it takes a hero to make a hero, although the man you're about to meet will likely tell you otherwise.
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2 shot, 31 arrested in Ferguson Video included

The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer. More>>

App 'forces' children to answer phone

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A Texas mom has developed a new app that is gaining a lot of attention with parents.
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Woman saves two children after stroller rolls into reservoir Video included

Two children in a stroller at a reservoir in Brookline accidentally rolled into the waters on Monday afternoon, until a runner rushed in to get them out. That runner is being credited with that incredible rescue. More>>

Market Basket responds after fish vendor cuts ties Video included

Though Monday marked a day of "real progress" in the Market Basket negotiations, according to Governor Deval Patrick, the company's latest turmoil unfolded after a fish vendor cut ties with the supermarket chain. More>>

Obama: Time to review local police militarization Video included

Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped civilian law enforcement departments with military gear from the Pentagon. More>>

Driver pleads not guilty in crash that killed couple from Brookline Video included

An Allston man will be arraigned Monday for his alleged role in a June crash that killed a Brookline couple. More>>

Retirement benefits untouched by porn conviction

Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that a former high school teacher convicted of child pornography charges can keep his retirement benefits. More>>

Perdue issues major recall of 15,000 chicken nuggets

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With the recent tainted meat scare in McDonald's across China and Hong Kong, this summer has not been kind to the chicken nugget.
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Green Line trolley derails near Kenmore Video included

An MBTA Green Line trolley derailed late Monday morning near the Kenmore MBTA Station. More>>

Study: 36-percent of people haven't started to save for retirement

A new study suggests more than one third of Americans had not started to save for retirement. More>>

Gov. Patrick reports 'real progress' in Market Basket negotiations Video included

Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan have apparently joined the negotiations over the dispute that's been going on for five weeks now between Market Basket's board of directors and the company's employees. More>>

50 most expensive communities in Massachusetts Video included

Realtors John McGeough and Anthony Lamacchia revealed the 50 most expensive towns in Massachusetts Monday. More>>

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  • Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:34 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:34:00 GMT
    Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save...
    Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people...
  • Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

    Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:23 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:23:56 GMT
    Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.
    Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.
  • Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

    Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:15 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:15:23 GMT
    A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon. Even one of the most polarizing figures in American politics found cause to weigh in on the state she used to lead.
    A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican appeared to be coming up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan took a primary lead in the fight to be the GOP candidate to take on U.S. Sen....
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