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US military tried, but failed to rescue journalist Foley, other hostages

The U.S. military earlier this year tried to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria ,but failed to find the captives.

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Fate of captured beluga whales in hands of Georgia judge

A Georgia aquarium went to court on Wednesday seeking federal permission to bring 18 captured beluga whales to the United States from Russia.

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VIDEO: Remembering the time Al Roker pooped his pants at the White House

Metro looks back at one moment in particular. Back in 2002, during an interview on "Dateline" with medical correspondent Nancy Snyderman, Roker recalls a time when he visited the White…

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After Eric Garner death, religious leaders meet to bridge gap between community, police

Interfaith leaders convened with city officials to discuss what the community can do to help dial down heightened tensions after Eric Garner's death.

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City Council to vote on bill banning anonymous attack ads in elections

One of the two bills would make it so all election communications have a line that identifies what campaign or candidate paid for or signed off on an ad.

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Police nab Queens shooter suspected of killing father in car

Langley Bruce, 55, was found dead at the wheel of a car in Queens with a gunshot wound to his chest after officers arrested his son.