This still image taken from an undated video published on the Internet by the Islamic State group militants and made available, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, purports to show extremists marching Syrian soldiers before beheading them. The high-definition video later shows the beheadings of about a dozen men identified as Syrian military officers and pilots, all dressed in blue jumpsuits. The Associated Press could not independently verify the footage, though it appeared on websites used in the past by the Islamic State group, which now controls a third of Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo)

Obama calls IS beheadings ‘pure evil’

The Islamic State group has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a ma…

In this April 2014 photo provided by the United Methodist News Service, Dr. Martin Salia poses for a photo at the United Methodist Church's Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. Salia has tested positive for Ebola and will be flown, on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, to the Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha, Neb., for treatment. (AP Photo/United Methodist News Service, Mike DuBose)

Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

At first, Dr. Martin Salia thought he had malaria or typhoid. A surgeon working in Sierra Leone, he told his wife back in Maryland that he h…

Chandra Dangi, left, who is 21.5 inches tall, with Sultan Kosen, who is 8 feet 3 inches tall, at a photocall to celebrate the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day in Westminster, London. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, John Stillwell)

World’s tallest, shortest man meet

The world’s tallest man, 31-year-old Sultan Kosen of Turkey, and the world’s shortest man, 75-year-old Chandra Dangi of Nepal, met in London…