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Self-funded and deep-rooted: How ISIS makes its millions

On the southern edge of Turkey, rolling brown pastoral hills slope gently to the Syrian border, with small towns like this one dotting the horizon. The calm on this side of the border, however, belies the scene on the other side.

The $12,500 24-carat gold slide for your kid

 If the (gasp) public playground or plastic jungle gym just won't do for your child, you're in luck.

Football safety in question after high school players' deaths

 It was a heartbreaking week for three families, football teams and communities.

Oops! Drug cops converge on Georgia man's property after spotting ... okra

 The grower was alarmed when the police helicopter swooped low over his property.

Federal judge rules that police in Ferguson violated the Constitution

 A federal judge has ruled that police in Ferguson, Missouri, violated the Constitution when they told protesters that they had to keep walking an

What's next in the fight over same-sex marriage?

Never has the Supreme Court said so much when saying so little. When the justices refused to rule on gay marriage, it cleared the way for it to become legal in five more states -- Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.

How she went from a school teacher to an ISIS member

  The petite 25-year-old tentatively opens the door to the hotel room where we've agreed to meet. Her face is covered, but her body language betrays her anxiety.

Woman could face charges after infant left in car for hours dies

Police are investigating the death of a 3-month-baby boy who was apparently left in a car outside a church for three hours Saturday afternoon.

Spain has outbreak's 1st known case of contracting Ebola outside of Africa

A nurse's assistant in Spain is the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak. Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato announced Monday that a test confirmed the assistant has the virus.

Back in Liberia, Ebola is killing Thomas Duncan's neighbors

His home in Monrovia is just as he left it when he boarded the plane to the United States. A tiny tin-roofed room in a run-down building that's now the focal point of so much of the paranoia ricocheting across the world.