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Jeffrey Edward Fowle in North Korea

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American released from North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.

An American government plane picked up Fowle...

Poppy field Afghanistan

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Report: U.S. drug war in Afghanistan failing

America's drug war in Afghanistan is failing badly, a U.S. government watchdog says in a new report.

Afghan farmers are growing bumper crops of opium poppies -- an unprecedented 209,000 hectares in 2013 -- even though U.S. agencies spent $7.6 billion ...

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Miguel Ariel Contreras Drake-McLaughlin

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

Warren Buffett file photo

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Warren Buffett loses $2 billion in two days

If you're having a bad week, consider that Warren Buffett has lost $2 billion and it's only Tuesday.

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Lake County Sheriff's Office

Properties searched after 7 found dead

Seven women killed.

At least.

To make sure the toll isn't higher, Indiana authorities spent Tuesday canvassing abandoned properties in Gary, Indiana. This comes after authorities say Darren Deon Vann -- the man who, according to police documents, admit...

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

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Hospital 'fell short' with Ebola patient

Texas Presbyterian Hospital "fell short" several times in treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, starting by not asking the right questions in the emergency room, said the hospital's chief clinical officer, Dr. Daniel Varga.