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(Washington, DC) -- A Senate hearing will look into the militarization of some local police departments. Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill chairs an oversight subcommittee and has set the hearing for September 9th. The Pentagon has been sending surplus military equipment to...
(Undated) -- The head of American International Group will be stepping down early after learning that his cancer has worsened. AIG's Bob Benmosche told Bloomberg News recently that he only has nine months to one year to live. The 70-year-old president and CEO had planned to step...
(Jerusalem) -- Police in Jerusalem say a body found Wednesday may be that of a missing American student. The "Jerusalem Post" reports that police believe they have discovered the remains of Aaron Sofer who disappeared Friday while hiking a forest trail. The 23-year-old's parents...
(Undated) -- Apparently some cities bleed red, white and blue more than others. A new survey from WalletHub.com asked respondents to rank which cities around the country are the most "American." Nashville, Tennessee tops on the list, followed by Cincinnati, Indianapolis,...
(Undated) -- A potentially deadly brain-eating bacteria is showing up in water samples in some parts of Louisiana. Officials are warning folks in the towns of Reserve, Garyville and Mount Airy not to allow water to get inside their noses when swimming because it could transfer...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will convene a late afternoon meeting of the National Security Council. The situations in Iraq and Syria are expected to top the agenda in the White House meeting. The President is considering an expansion of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS...
(Undated) -- New figures from the World Health Organization show the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could eventually infect more than 20-thousand people. Officials with the UN's health agency warned today that the deadly outbreak which has claimed more than 15-hundred lives...
(Undated) -- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are newlyweds. A spokesman for the couple confirms they tied the knot last Saturday in a small chapel in France. All six of their kids reportedly took part in the private, non-denominational ceremony. Pitt and Jolie had been engaged...
(Seaside Heights, NJ) -- People headed to the Jersey Shore are being warned about rough surf and dangerous rip currents. A teenager was knocked down by a wave, swept out and drowned Tuesday in the waters off Sandy Hook. Hurricane Cristobal may be hundreds of miles away but it...