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In this image made from video obtained on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, Shirley Sotloff, who lives in Florida, appeals to the captors of her son, freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, 31, who was last seen in Syria in August 2013. On a video released on Aug. 19, 2014, he was threatened with death by militants from the Islamic State unless the U.S. stopped air strikes on the group in Iraq. The same video showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley. (AP Photo)
Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalistMother of US journalist held hostage by Islamic militants describes him as 'honorable'
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
A man closes off an entrance to the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over gunsDeadly shooting of instructor by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over children and guns
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 24, 2014, file photo, from left, Utah state liquor board members Jeff Wright, Board Commissioner David Gladwell, Kathleen McConkie Collinwood and Olivia Vela Agraz look on during the monthly meeting of the state liquor commission, in Salt Lake City. Utah's liquor commission on on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 approved a winemaking license for Vintage Reserve Estates, a new winery in the town of Hildale, home to a polygamous sect. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sectUtah approves winery in town largely controlled by polygamous sect, whose members often drink
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Members of the Taney Dragons baseball team are greeted by fans during a parade in Philadelphia, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, to celebrate the team's accomplishments during the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)
Philadelphia honors Little League team with paradePhiladelphia honors Little League team's performance, star pitcher Mo'ne Davis with a parade
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Girl abducted from school testifies about ordealGirl abducted from kindergarten, sexually assaulted testifies in hushed courtroom about ordeal
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