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James Foley said seeing "something really violent, it does a strange thing to you."
From purported video showing the savage beheading of an American journalist to another night of unrest in Ferguson, see the stories we’re following.
The voice narrating the video purporting to show the beheading of James Foley in Syria speaks fluent English - setting off alarm bells in the U.K.
Gesture has gone viral after being used by protesters demonstrating against the police killing of Michael Brown.
Heather Lois Mack, 19, and her 21-year-old boyfriend Tommy Schaefer are accused of the murder of 62-year-old Sheila Von Weise-Mack.
Community elders and the clergy were credited with helping to bring "a different dynamic" to protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
Israel's bombardment of the enclave resumed after militants in the coastal strip launched rockets hours before a cease-fire was due to expire.
Attorney General Holder will be in Ferguson to meet with FBI and Justice Department officials, as well as community leaders, although it's unclear what effect he will have.
Two children and an adult female were being held hostage Tuesday night after two police officers were wounded in a shooting.
Thrown bottles marred what had been hours of peaceful protests as activists struggled to calm in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was killed.
Law-abiding gun owners can legally carry their guns in more places than ever before, but critics say relaxed laws are courting disaster.
Police say they prefer to let the protests play out, blaming violent clashes on out-of-town "criminals," not the people of Ferguson.