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I'm Fine': Soccer Star Alan Pulido Fought Kidnapper, Called Police

Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido was able to wrestle one of his kidnappers's gun and cell and called authorities, prompting his safe return home.

ISIS May Be Using 'Human Shields' in Fallujah, U.N. Warns

ISIS may be holding hundreds families to use as human shields in central Fallujah, the U.N.'s warned as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed into the city.

'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton Beats World's Best in Fiji

Hamilton, 26, who lost her left arm in a shark attack off the coast of Hawaii when she was 13, finished third in the World Surf League's Fiji Women's Pro as a wildcard entry.

North Korea Missile Launch Has Failed, South Says

North Korea tried but failed to test-launch a mid-range missile early Tuesday, South Korean defense officials said.