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  • Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalist

    Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalist

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:09:06 GMT
    The mother of an American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video message aimed directly at his captors.More >>
    An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed people in the Middle East, his mother said in a video released...More >>
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds over Common Core

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:09:04 GMT
    Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education...More >>
    In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards...More >>
  • Police: Man kills wife at hospital; 2nd body found

    Police: Man kills wife at hospital; 2nd body found

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:09:00 GMT
    Authorities say a New Jersey man fatally shot his hospitalized wife, tried to kill himself, and a body was found later at the couple's home.More >>
    A New Jersey man shot and killed his hospitalized wife, then tried to kill himself Wednesday, prompting investigators to search the couple's home where they found another person mortally wounded, authorities said.More >>

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