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Iran Detains 10 U.S. Sailors

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Iran's Revolutionary Guard is holding two small U.S. Navy craft and 10 sailors which it claims violated Iran's territorial waters. Iran says it intends to release the sailors soon.

Stay Tuned For Some Great New TV In 2016

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

Last year was all about change in the television industry. Our TV critic says the new year brings a host of exciting shows, from platforms old and new.

Obama's Speech Offers Optimistic Alternative To GOP Candidates' View

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

It was more vision statement than policy wish list, and it offered an optimistic choice to the negative view of the country expressed by the Republican presidential candidates.

State Of The Union Address: Lame-Duck President's Farewell Speech

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:13am

David Greene talks to Mary Stuckey of Georgia State University, author of the book Presidential Rhetoric, about President Obama's final State of the Union address.

Explosion In Heart Of Istanbul's Tourist Area Kills 10

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 7:09am

Turkey's president blamed the blast on a suicide bomber with links to Syria. David Greene talks to Erdal Karatas, a waiter at Pasha Restaurant, which is about 200 yards from where the blast happened.

'Sizable Explosion' Hits Tourist Neighborhood In Istanbul

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:27am

The blast in one of Turkey's most famous tourist neighborhoods, near the Blue Mosque, killed at least 10 people. A person who just came out of the mosque said "people were running in every direction."

Arson Suspect Sends Police A Better Photo Of Himself

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:07am

Police in Lima, Ohio, posted photos of a suspect wanted for arson and vandalism. He saw the mug shot and texted police a new one with the caption, "Here is a better photo that one is terrible."




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