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The 12 nuns taken from a predominantly Christian village near the Syrian capital Damascus are in daily contact with their colleagues, the mother superior of a nearby convent told NBC News on Wednesday.
By driving more fuel-efficient cars and by driving fewer miles than they did back before the 2008-09 recession, Americans are starving federal funding for highways and commuter rail and bus systems across the nation.
When you owe over $18 billion, does selling off a few paintings for $800 million make much difference? That's the question for Kevyn Orr, emergency manager of the city of Detroit.
"Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries, an autopsy has concluded.
News about a stolen truck carrying what has been described as "extremely dangerous" radioactive material has sparked questions about how such materials are transported and whether they could be used to commit any harm.
More than 2 million passwords for some of the most popular spots on the Internet — including Facebook Twitter and Google — are now a matter of public record, according to a fresh report from SpiderLabs, a research arm from security firm Trustwave.
"Game of Thrones" has drawn in millions of viewers. Can it bring in tourists too?