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California Woman Kept Captive for 10 Years Is Found Alive

California Woman Kept Captive for 10 Years Is Found Alive

Originally posted 05/21/2014 06:15PM

A Southern California man has been arrested for kidnapping, rape and false imprisonment for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old girl and holding her for a decade.

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New Video of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls: Boko Haram Leader Will Swap Girls for Prisoners

UpdatePosted 05/12/2014 11:40AM

New Video of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls: Boko Haram Leader Will Swap Girls for Prisoners

Originally posted 05/12/2014 07:30AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr In a first purported sighting of the victims, a 27-minute video was released Monday by Boko Haram, the terror group claiming responsibility for the kidnapping of more than 250 Nigerian girls from the northern Nigerian town of Chibok on April 13.

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Cleveland Kidnapping Victim Michelle Knight Recounts Her 11 Years of Hell

Cleveland Kidnapping Victim Michelle Knight Tells Her Story of Torture and Triumph

Originally posted 05/09/2014 09:40AM

There's a hard life – and then there's the stuff of nightmares. Before Aug. 22, 2002, Michelle Knight was living the former. After growing up poor on Cleveland's rough west side and suffering long-standing sexual abuse at the hands of a relative, she had run away, lived for a time under a bridge and given birth to a son who'd been placed in foster care.

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Who Are the Militants Behind the Kidnapping of the Nigerian Girls?

Who Are the Militants Behind the Kidnapping of the Nigerian Girls?

Originally posted 05/09/2014 07:15AM

Their brazen cruelty in Nigeria, including the kidnapping last month of more than 250 schoolgirls, has shocked the world and brought international notoriety to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.

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Cleveland Kidnapping Victim Michelle Knight: How I've Moved On

Michelle Knight: Inside My New Life

Originally posted 05/07/2014 08:00AM

Michelle Knight spent nearly 11 years of her life inside a house of horror where she was chained, tortured, raped and beaten. Despite the nightmarish conditions she endured, she wants everyone to know one thing – she's a survivor.

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President Obama Vows to 'Do Everything' to Help Kidnapped Girls in Nigeria

President Obama Vows to 'Do Everything' to Help Kidnapped Girls in Nigeria

Originally posted 05/07/2014 07:00AM

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. will do everything it can to help Nigeria find nearly 300 teenage girls missing since they were kidnapped from school three weeks ago by an Islamist extremist group that has threatened to sell them.

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Angelina Jolie Calls Mass Nigerian Kidnappings 'Unthinkable Cruelty'

Angelina Jolie Calls Mass Nigerian Kidnappings 'Unthinkable Cruelty'

Originally posted 05/06/2014 05:10PM

Angelina Jolie is speaking out to condemn the mass kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls three weeks ago, adding her voice to the worldwide outrage over the shocking crime.

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A Year After Their Rescue, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Look to the Future

A Year After Their Rescue, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Look to the Future

Originally posted 05/06/2014 01:30PM

A year after their rescue from nearly 10 years of captive abuse, two of the three Cleveland kidnapping survivors are marking Tuesday's anniversary with thanks and by joining others in the fight to protect victims.

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Aunt Arrested In Kidnapping of Newborn Nephew Kayden Powell

Kristen Smith Arrested in Kidnapping of Kayden Powell

Originally posted 02/07/2014 11:00PM

An hour after a woman reported her newborn son missing from a Wisconsin home, police were questioning her sister – found with a prosthetic pregnancy belly, baby clothes and a stroller, but no baby, according to court documents.

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Newborn Baby Snatched from Parents' Bedroom Found Alive

Newborn Baby Snatched from Parents' Bedroom Found Alive

Originally posted 02/07/2014 02:15PM

Wisconsin investigators are celebrating a happy ending after a baby reported missing after being snatched from a crib Thursday morning was found alive, left inside a tote bag near an Iowa gas station.

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