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How the FBI Saved Kidnapping Survivor Hannah Anderson

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How the FBI Saved Kidnapping Survivor Hannah Anderson

Originally posted 02/20/2015 04:45PM

It was a case that captivated the nation.

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Family of Missing Journalist Austin Tice Launches New Campaign Urging Son's Return

Family of Missing Journalist Austin Tice Launches New Campaign Urging Son's Return

Originally posted 02/11/2015 12:05PM

The family of Austin Tice, a former Marine and freelance journalist who went missing in Syria in 2012, is working to create renewed awareness of his plight and to urge U.S. authorities to bring him home.

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New Jersey Man Pulled Over for Routine Traffic Stop, Police Find 2 Kidnapped Men In His Car

New Jersey Man Pulled Over for Routine Traffic Stop, Police Find 2 Kidnapped Men In His Car

Originally posted 01/26/2015 11:45AM

During a routine traffic stop on the George Washington Bridge that connect New York to New Jersey, police found two kidnapping victims in the backseat of a car.

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Kidnapped Photojournalist Luke Somers Killed in Failed Rescue Attempt in Yemen

Kidnapped Photojournalist Luke Somers Killed in Failed Rescue Attempt in Yemen

Originally posted 12/06/2014 11:15AM

An American photojournalist and a South African teacher held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen were killed Saturday during a U.S.-led rescue operation that President Barack Obama said he ordered because of "imminent danger" to the U.S. hostage.

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Boy Reunites with Mother After 4 Years Missing, Found in False Wall in Dad's Home

Boy Reunites with Mother After 4 Years Missing, Found in False Wall in Dad's Home

Originally posted 12/01/2014 08:45AM

Police found a 13-year-old Georgia boy hidden behind a false wall inside a home and arrested the boy's father and four other people who denied knowing anything about the teen, authorities said.

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Fugitive Mom Turns Herself In – 10 Years After Allegedly Kidnapping Daughter

Genevieve Kelley Turns Herself In After Allegedly Kidnapping Daughter 10 Years Ago

Originally posted 11/18/2014 10:00PM

A woman who fled with her 8-year-old daughter a decade ago during a custody dispute turned herself in Monday to face trial.

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Utah Father Dramatically Convinces Kidnapper to Set His Daughter Free

Utah Father Dramatically Convinces Kidnapper to Set His Daughter Free

Originally posted 11/11/2014 06:00PM

When Stephanie Edson woke up at 4:07 on Friday morning, her suburban home near Salt Lake City was still. She hadn't heard any noises, yet she knew something was amiss.

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Philadelphia Woman's Abduction Caught on Surveillance Camera

Police Search for Philadelphia Woman Whose Abduction Was Caught on Camera

Originally posted 11/05/2014 07:00AM

After a visit with her godson, Carlesha Freeland-Gaither rode the bus back to her Philadelphia neighborhood on Sunday night and was supposed to call her boyfriend to meet her for the final six-block walk to their home.

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Texas Girl Missing for 12 Years Is Found in Mexico

Texas Girl Missing for 12 Years Is Found in Mexico

Originally posted 10/02/2014 10:35AM

A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago was found near Mexico City with her mother after authorities received a tip, and the mother was quickly flown to Texas and jailed on kidnapping charges, investigators said Wednesday.

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American Woman Held Hostage in Syria

American Woman Held Hostage in Syria

Originally posted 08/27/2014 11:50AM

Family members and U.S. officials say the Islamic State militant group has been holding a young American woman hostage in Syria since last year.

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