A video released today appears to show American journalist Steven Sotloff executed by terrorist group the Islamic State (ISIL). The video ends with a threat to execute British citizen David Cawthorne Haines.
- Germany has banned Uber across the whole country. Uber faces huge fines should it try to defy the ban. How could they treat a company with a German name so badly?
- Detroit's bankruptcy trial kicks off today to determine whether the city's reorganizational plan is valid.
- A third U.S. aid worker, a doctor, has been infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia.
- A federal court in Texas is hearing arguments today about whether the state's voter ID law is legal.
- Jurors are now deliberating the fate of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, charged with corruption and peddling his influence to a vitamin company executive.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.