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National & World Family: Remember slain hostage for helping others Family: Remember slain hostage for helping others
British aid worker David Haines devoted his life to helping civilians in war zones and that is how he should be remembered, his family said Sunday as they grieved his death at the hands of Islamic State militants in Syria.
National & World Video shows slaying of British aid worker Video shows slaying of British aid worker
Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."
National & World Officials identify trooper killed in ambush Officials identify trooper killed in ambush
Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were questioning a person of interest, state police said Saturday.
National & World Parents of slain US journalist criticize handling Parents of slain US journalist criticize handling
The parents of a New Hampshire journalist slain by Islamic extremists in Syria said Friday that they never knew what the U.S. government was doing to help their son and were told they could be prosecuted if they tried to raise money for a ransom.