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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2013 file photo shows Jodi Arias appearing for her trial in Maricopa County Superior court in Phoenix. A judge has ruled, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, that Arias can represent herself in the upcoming penalty phase of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)A judge refused to lift camera coverage restrictions in the penalty phase of Jodi Arias' retrial.


2014-09-22 10:54:05 -0600

Travelers wait to have their passports stamped at the departure hall of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, which was damaged by nearby Israeli airtrikes, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)An estimated 100 Americans have tried to get to Syria and join up with groups like the Islamic State.


2014-09-22 10:09:52 -0600

Fort BlissBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - A Fort Bliss, Texas, soldier beat his 2-year-old daughter to death after he became upset that she soiled her diaper, police said on Monday. Dartarious Graham, a 20-year-old U.S. Army specialist, was arrested by El Paso police and charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. Peyton Graham was found unresponsive with suspicious injuries in her father's apartment and later died at a hospital on Saturday, police said. ...


2014-09-22 10:20:44 -0600