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August 29, 2016 1:58 PM European ships rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast

OFF THE COAST OF LIBYA – Spanish and Italian naval ships, along with vessels from non-government groups, are rescuing thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast. Monday's dramatic operation is taking place just 21 kilometers (13 miles) north of the town of Sabratha in Libya. Groups such as Proactiva Open Arms and Doctors Without Borders are helping take on some 3,000 people 64

August 29, 2016 1:22 PM Islamic State suicide attack in Yemen kills more than 50

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing Monday that killed more than 50 people in war-torn Yemen. The Yemen branch of the group, the Aden-Abyan Province of the Islamic State, said their strike targeted a militia recruitment center in the southern port city of Aden. Doctors without Borders tweeted that their Aden hospital had received 55

August 29, 2016 11:33 AM Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price

In another move to quell outrage over its price increases, the maker of the EpiPen said on Monday that it would introduce a generic version of the product, with a price about half of the existing EpiPen’s. The company, Mylan, said that the generic EpiPen would be available in several weeks and be identical to the existing product, which is used to treat 68

August 29, 2016 9:03 AM IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 45 government fighters

SANAA, Yemen — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen’s southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 45 pro-government troops who had been preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen’s north, officials said. The men were at a staging area near two schools and a mosque where they were registering to join the expedition 72

August 28, 2016 6:57 PM Turkey-Backed Rebels Expel Kurdish Forces From Syrian Towns

"We will support all work to clean Syria and Iraq of Daesh," Erdogan told the rally, using an Arabic acronym for the IS group. "That's why we are in Jarablus, that's why we are in Bashiqa (in Iraq). If necessary, we will not shy away from taking responsibility in the same way in other areas." Turkey has troops stationed in Bashiqa in northern Iraq, and it was not clear 58

August 27, 2016 12:32 AM The Far Right’s Obsession with Hillary’s Health

Politics is one of the few careers whose successful practitioners almost never pay a penalty for aging. A quarter of the U.S. senators serving currently are seventy or older. Among the Senate’s twenty women, twelve are sixty or above. Ronald Reagan’s folksy paternalism was part of his appeal. White-haired, seventy-four-year-old Bernie Sanders was practically 40

August 26, 2016 12:18 AM How Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, became a virtual monopoly

The maker of EpiPen announced Thursday that it will help more patients pay for the lifesaving allergy injection, bowing to intense criticism from politicians, doctors and patients over the drug’s soaring list price. Mylan’s decision to offer patients a coupon and expanded financial assistance was criticized by politicians and insurers who called the move a superficial 59

August 25, 2016 8:12 PM Syrian Conjoined Twins Evacuated to Damascus Hospital Die of Heart Failure

Syrian conjoined twins who were evacuated from their war-torn town in Syria for medical treatment died of heart failure Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent announced. The boys, who were conjoined at the chest, also suffered from cleft lip and cleft palate (facial and oral malformations) and liver distortions, the nonprofit humanitarian group said. They were receiving 48

August 25, 2016 5:50 PM 'My name is Kayla Mueller': ISIS hostage's 2013 proof-of-life video uncovered

A dramatic 10-second video released this week by aid worker Kayla Mueller's family showed the woman pleading for help shortly after Islamic State fighters kidnapped her in Syria in 2013. The brief clip served as her proof-of-life video. U.S. officials confirmed last year she was killed. The cause of her death remains murky, though ISIS claimed a Jordanian 34

August 25, 2016 4:32 PM American ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Stood Up to 'Jihadi John' Fellow Captive Reveals

Mueller, who was held captive by ISIS militants for 1.5 years, reportedly died in February 2015. The Prescott, Arizona, native was originally taken by the terrorist organization while doing humanitarian work in Aleppo, Syria, with a Doctors Without Borders contractor. In the 20/20 special, Mueller's fellow hostages will detail their life in captivity 40