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Iraqi Christian Village: From Sanctuary To Ghost Town In 2 Months
Villagers in Al-Qoush opened homes and schools to Iraqis fleeing the advance of the Islamic State. But that was June. Now it's a ghost town, as silent as it's 6th-century monastery.
Back Home, Freed American Journalist Says He's 'Overwhelmed By Emotion'
Peter Theo Curtis was released by a militant group shortly after another group, the Islamic State, beheaded the American journalist James Foley.
Rice Bucket Challenge: Put Rice In Bucket, Do Not Pour Over Head
Water is scarce in India, which is a good reason not to do the Ice Bucket Challenge. A journalist came up with another option — give a bucket of rice to a hungry person. Her version is going viral.
U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria
The report paints a grim picture of a country besieged by a ruthless civil war. All sides are indiscriminately killing and torturing civilians.
Fashion Retailer Zara Pulls Kids Shirt Resembling Concentration Camp Uniform
The company said the shirt's design was meant to look like a sheriff's star from classic Western films. But after popular uproar, Zara decided to pull it from shelves.