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The ISIS jihadist who oversaw the beheading of an Indianapolis, Indiana native was believed killed by a U.S. drone strike Thursday. Mohammed Emwazi, known more widely as "Jihadi John," was reportedly struck by an airstrike in Raqqa, Syria. ABC News quoted a U.S. official with...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Ed Payne and AnneClaire Stapleton CNN (CNN) -- The University of Missouri System Board of Curators announced a former law professor, who had been working on diversity and inclusion efforts at the system's main campus, as its interim president Thursday...
By Kevin Conlon CNN (CNN) -- The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday a Navy search team located the navigation bridge of the El Faro, the Florida-based cargo ship that sunk October 1 near the Bahamas. The NTSB said the search for ship's voyage data recorder, the...
By Yon Pomrenze CNN NEW YORK (CNN) -- A federal jury in New York acquitted alleged former mob boss Vincent Asaro, who was accused in the famed 1978 Lufthansa heist at JFK International Airport, of all charges on Thursday. Jurors had deliberated since late Monday. They found...
By Dana Ford CNN (CNN) -- Federal officials announced on Tuesday that they had closed their review into the shooting death of Dontre Hamilton, finding insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against the former Milwaukee police officer who shot him...
By Michael Martinez CNN (CNN) -- Tommy Hanson, who was one of baseball's top pitcher prospects in 2006, has died at age 29, the Atlanta Braves said Tuesday. Hanson, who spent most of his career with the Braves, had trouble breathing Sunday when he was rushed to an Atlanta...
By Amy Chillag CNN ATLANTA (CNN) -- Pamela Burrell was a soldier cooking for U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia when she got a life-changing phone call. "They basically just called me into the chaplain's office with another commander, higher-ranking person than myself, and explained to...
By Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN (CNN) -- Several University of Missouri organizations, including the football team and the student association, saw their demand met Monday when university system President Tim Wolfe announced he was stepping down amid a controversy over race...
By Ralph Ellis CNN (CNN) -- A man who killed four people when he plowed his car into a crowd at the 2014 South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, was sentenced Friday to life without parole. Prosecutors did not seek the death penalty against Rashad Charjuan Owens, 23...