Charles “GI Joe” Gliniewicz, a 32-year veteran of the Fox Lake, Illinois, police department who was 29 days from retirement, has been identified as the officer shot dead Tuesday morning.


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Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is divorcing his wife of 50 years. This is his communications director Rebekah Mason.

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Joan Aiken, an English writer of children’s novels and supernatural fiction, is celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 91st birthday.

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Stephen Rankin, a Portsmouth, Virginia, police officer, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 18-year-old William Chapman.

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Judge David Bunning has ordered Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis to jail for contempt of court for refusing to follow his order to issue marriage licenses.

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Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, has been jailed for contempt of court by a federal judge.

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In death, a three-year-old boy has become the face of Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since World War II.

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A new video purportedly released by the Islamic State titled “Army of Badr” shows extensive footage of jihadi training in a terrorist camp in Afghanistan.

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A new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State shows an ISIS militant imposing the “jizya” tax on Christians in Al-Qaryatayn, near Homs, Syria.

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A San Diego man is accused of sending child pornography to an underage reality TV star. Up until his arrest, he detailed his bizarre thoughts on Facebook.

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Florida residents are freaking out about a venomous 8-foot king cobra that escaped near an elementary school in Orlando. Find out more here.

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A San Diego man has been accused of sending child porn to one of the underage stars of Lifetime’s Dance Moms.

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A community is in shock in Arkansas after a local football player was found dead in mysterious circumstances.

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You’ve come a long way baby. Here are the best examples of Google’s creativity we could find.

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That oppressive 10:30 a.m. cutoff time is about to become a thing of the past.

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