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Peter Kassig was an Iraq War veteran who went to Syria to volunteer at hospitals. In a profile aired by CNN in 2012, Kassig said he's an idealist who believes in hopeless causes.
Stuart Delery stayed out of the limelight even as he argued controversial cases. A recent promotion makes him the highest-ranking openly gay lawyer in the Justice Department.
The fire left three administrative buildings badly burned. The memorial marks the spot where United Flight 93 crashed during the terrorist attacks of September 11.
UNICEF estimates that thousands of children in West Africa have lost parents to Ebola. Convincing communities to accept and care for these children isn't always easy.
As you may know, the U.S. and its partners are bombing ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq.
One story you don't often hear is what all this means for people's lives in the war zone, their abilities to feed their kids, run their businesses, and get through the day.
With our partners at the BBC, we have the story of Saed Toma Sliwa, a Christian who was living in the Northern Iraqi town of Bartella, when he heard ISIS was approaching.
Saed and his faily now sleep on the floor of an abandoned building in suburb of Irbil, which is in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It's crowded with other people who've fled ISIS, And he has to fight for basic necessities like ice, which gets delivered on the back of truck.
Saed and his family abandoned their livelihoods, both he and his wife left businesses ... and thousands of dollars in savings.
That latest job report shows one of the most persistent disconnects in the economy.
Here's an interesting trend. That share of the population, what's known as the U6 rate, tracks pretty closely with the share of Americans who receive food assistance through the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
More than 45 million Americans are a part of SNAP, but the gains in the jobs report don't seem to make that budge at the ground level.
And how people spend their SNAP money is just part of the debate in Washington over food stamp spending. In January, Congress voted to cut 8.6 billion dollars from SNAP over the next ten years, despite a new report from the agriculture department saying one in seven Americans is food insecure.
That means, in those households, at least one family member goes without the recommended number of meals.
We visited a food pantry in the Bronx in New York to put food insecurity in context. Click play above to hear more about food insecurity in the U.S.