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State Dept. Officials Work To Verify Islamic State's Beheading Video

In a new video released by the militant group Islamic State, American journalist Steven Sotloff appears to be killed by extremists associated with the group. U.S. officials are working to determine...

New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

In an effort to reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.

Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks?

Mine-resistant ambush-protected troop carriers, known as MRAPs, were built to withstand bomb blasts, they can weigh nearly 20 tons, and many U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are alive...