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Terror Group Member Pleads Guilty To Holding 3 U.S. Hostages

A member of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia faces a possible life sentence after admitting his role in the 2003 kidnapping of three Americans.

08/26/2015

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U.S. Won’t Prosecute Hostages’ Families Who Pay Ransom

In a softening of longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate with captors and even pay ransom without fear of prosecution — part of a broad review of U.S. hostage guidelines that will be released Wednesday.

06/23/2015

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CBS Announces 2013-2014 Prime Time Schedule, 8 New Series

CBS introduced its 2013-2014 prime time schedule Wednesday, featuring eight new series.

05/15/2013

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Sources Say At Least 4 American Hostages Rescued In Algeria

A bloody raid in Algeria to free American hostages and dozens of others held by terrorists. At least six people are dead. Many more are still unaccounted for.

01/17/2013

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Md. Officer Receives Bravery Award For Role In 2010 Discovery Channel Hostage Situation

Many will never forget the day a gunman stormed the Discovery Channel building in Silver Spring. Now a Montgomery County police officer is being honored for his bravery that day.

01/10/2012

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4 Americans Being Held Hostage By Pirates

Pirates hijacked a yacht and are now holding four Americans hostage. This happened off the coast of East Africa, an area plagued by piracy.

02/21/2011

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Official: Student Has Hostages In Wis. High School

An armed student burst into a high school classroom and took hostages in eastern Wisconsin on Monday, an emergency management official said.

11/29/2010