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The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, says it will kill the two hostages if the ransom is not paid. Renee Montagne talks to Anna Fifield, Tokyo bureau chief for The Washington Post.
The University of Chicago's's plan to build the library on parkland it doesn't own is a sticking point. The foundation overseeing the competition wants to pick a host university by the end of March.
The 2 brothers responsible for the attack on a Paris weekly went from scofflaws to violent jihadists. We trace the younger brother's history. He is thought to be the driving force behind the attack.
Thousands of people protested against Muslim immigration in the city of Leipzig Wednesday night. They were met by large counter-demonstrations and a massive police presence.
California health officials say more than 4 dozen cases of measles have been diagnosed in the state — a result of an outbreak that started at Disneyland. Most who got sick were not vaccinated.
This week, the Army held a town hall meeting at Fort Campbell. The sprawling Army post straddles Kentucky and Tennessee and is a major economic driver for the region.