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State Dept. Officials Work To Verify Islamic State's Beheading Video

In a new video released by the militant group Islamic State, American journalist Steven Sotloff appears to be killed by extremists associated with the group.

Librarians Are A Luxury Chicago Public Schools Can't Afford

Librarians are being reassigned to classrooms. In Illinois, librarians must also have teaching certifications, and most have endorsements to teach specific grades and subjects.

Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola

He's the third American to contract the disease while working in Liberia. In this case, the doctor, who was part of the Christian aid group SIM, was treating obstetrics patients.

A Lesson In How Teachers Became 'Resented And Idealized'

In The Teacher Wars, Dana Goldstein chronicles the history of the profession and current topics like tenure. She says the idea that teachers can help fight poverty has existed since the 19th century.

Celebrity Photo Leak Puts Spotlight On The Cloud, And Security

Publication of private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities raises new questions about storing personal data online. Apple says its systems weren't breached.

Green Zone Program Helps Vets On Campus

A new program at Armstrong State University aims to help veterans transition to campus life by training faculty to offer support.

Ending Decades Of Family Leadership, 'Washington Post' Names New Publisher

Owner Jeffrey Bezos gave the job to Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founding member of the website Politico. The Post had been run by the Graham family for eight decades.

32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center

By early morning, 17 were still on the loose. The teens escaped after they found a weak spot in the center's perimeter fence.

Targeting Al-Shabab Leadership, U.S. Launches Airstrikes In Somalia

The Pentagon said it was still "assessing the results of the operation." Local Somali officials said the U.S. airstrikes hit near a meeting of the al-Qaida affiliated group.

Thousands Of Georgians At Risk Of Losing Healthcare Due To Citizen Document Inconsistencies

Thousands of Georgians are in danger of losing their healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act if they don't turn in citizenship or immigration documents by Friday. Final notices were sent out to nearly 21,000 Georgians. Only Florida and Texas have a higher number of outstanding cases. The program is administered in Georgia by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Renard Murray is the agency's regional director. "Georgia was maybe about second or third in the nation in terms of the number of people that enrolled in the health insurance marketplace. So we're excited about that. But, of course, because that number is high, of course proportionally you have more people who may have inconsistencies with their documents.