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Report: ISIS to release 29 Assyrians

An ISIS court in northern Syria has ordered the release of 29 Assyrian Christian hostages among more than 200 captured by the Sunni extremist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday, citing an Assyrian commander.

Boris Nemtsov

Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov listens during a news conference on 'Corruption and Abuse in Sochi Olympics' Jan. 30, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Nemtsov: Putin critic who dared to speak out

The slaying of prominent Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in the heart of Moscow has shocked Russia and the wider world. His murder, two days before a planned opposition march, has also outraged fellow opposition figures and prompted a slew of speculation.

Elizabeth Warren

WASHINGTON, DC - FEB. 10: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a hearing before Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Feb. 10, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Republicans agree with ... Elizabeth Warren?

At first glance, they could easily fit in at an Elizabeth Warren rally. They want to break up the big banks. They don't trust Wall Street and bemoan its outsized role in politics. They are worried about the growing gap between the poor and the rich.

President Obama joins Justice Department ceremony honoring Eric Holder

WASHINGTON, DC - FEB. 27: US President Barack Obama, right, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder react at the introduction of singer Aretha Franklin who sung during a farewell ceremony at the Justice Department Feb. 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The ceremony was held to unveil the Attorney Generals official portrait and commemorate his tenure before his expected departure from the department after more than six years of service.

Obama gives emotional tribute to Holder

The White House celebrated the upcoming departure of Eric Holder on Friday night in a ceremony that brought tears to President Barack Obama's eyes and featured Aretha Franklin literally singing the attorney general's praises.

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Warren Buffett knows who next Berkshire CEO is

Warren Buffett, the billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, expects even better times ahead for his company. He also said that he knows who will one day replace him.

Boston timeline - federal arraignment

3:30 p.m. July 10, 2013: In his first court appearance since the April 15 bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty to 30 federal counts related to attacks.

Court rejects request to move Tsarnaev trial

A U.S. appeals court has rejected a fourth request to move the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber to another city.

The death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been delayed by painstaking jury selection, crippling snowstorms and last-di...

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Janet Yellen meets with conservatives

Janet Yellen met Friday with conservative economists and activists who shared concerns about the potential negative impact of keeping interest rates low for too long.

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Missing Oscars dress possibly recovered

The police may have found the missing dress.

You know, the white custom Calvin Klein gown that adorned actress Lupita Nyong'o when she attended Sunday's Academy Awards.

The one encrusted with 6,000 white Akoya pearls that Fortune estimated was worth $...

Volcano's eruption builds up island to nearly 1 square mile

Volcano grows Japanese island

Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.

An eruption on the tiny volcanic island of Nishinoshima in November 2013 formed a small islet right next to it when molten lava cooled.

That islet ha...

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India 'about to take off,' government says

"India is about to take off." That was the bold declaration from India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he delivered his first full-year budget since his party won a resounding victory at the polls last May.

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LOS ANGELES - AUG. 9: Actor Leonard Nimoy promotes the 'Star Trek' 40th Anniversary on the TV Land network at the Four Seasons hotel Aug. 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Episodes of the show will air Sept. 8.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," died Friday at 83. Here is a look at his life.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.

Gaither quintuplets celebrate 30th birthdays at Walt Disney World

How much amusement parks will cost this year

Disney made waves Monday when the company announced it was raising ticket prices at its Florida and California theme parks, breaking the $100 price point for the first time. Before you toss those mouse ears aside and start planning a different vacation, take a look at how Disney's prices compare to other amusement parks.

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Top Republicans speak at CPAC

The stars of the Republican Party spoke during day one of the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

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NFL players in trouble with the law

A judge overturned Adrian Peterson's suspension from the NFL on Thursday after the running back admitted to using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Here are are some other NFL players who have been in trouble with the law.

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Net neutrality: What to know

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor net neutrality after a debate over whether the Internet should be regulated in the same way as public utilities. Here's what you need to know about net neutrality.

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Look back: George Zimmerman verdict

Today marks the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of Martin's death on July 13, 2013. Take a look at scenes from the courtroom on the day of the verdict.

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State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Washington, D.C., officially legalized marijuana use on Thursday. Take a look at which other states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

Activists against the Keystone pipeline project

WASHINGTON, DC - AUG. 12: Activists march to the U.S. State Department to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline Aug. 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Activists from the Rainforest Action Network, CREDO and other groups expressed their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline and urged 'to maintain pressure on the president to keep his promise to fight climate change by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.'

Keystone XL pipeline draws supporters and opponents

Keystone XL pipeline draws supporters and opponents

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21 states raising the minimum wage

The minimum wage is going up in 21 states in 2015. Is yours one of them?

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How 'Jihadi john' covered his online tracks

"Jihadi John" left virtually no presence online. How difficult is it really to remove your online footprints.

Sen. Rand Paul addresses CPAC

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEB. 27: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Feb. 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda.

CPAC one-liners, zingers and flops

Oscar dress valued at $150,000

Missing Oscar dress worth $150,000 apparently found

A dress reported missing shortly after Lupita Nyong'o wore it to the Oscars might have been recovered.

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Vandals smash windows at Hindu temple

Vandals attacked a Hindu temple in Washington state, spraying graffiti and breaking windows.

Thief may not have realized racing car was in covered trailer

$300,000 NASCAR race car stolen in Ga.

A NASCAR race car was stolen just before the team was getting ready to compete in Atlanta.

Homeland Security shutdown avoided

Congress approves funding for Homeland Security Department

With a vote of 357-60, the U.S. House of Representatives decided to fund the Department of Homeland Security for a week.

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Congress scrambles as DHS shutdown looms

Two attempts by Congress to fund DHS failed Friday ahead of a midnight deadline. Polo Sandoval reports.

Mass shooting in Missouri

Police: Gunman kills 7 in small Mo. town

A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunman killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.

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Walker says protesters prepared him for global issues

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his home-state battles against labor unions prepare him to take on terrorism -- but he denies he's comparing the two.

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Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," has died at age

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