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  • Alabama bunker rigged with two bombs

    Jimmy Lee Dykes, who held a 5-year old boy hostage, rigged his Alabama bunker with two explosives. The boy, who turned 6 Wednesday, appears to be doing well and is back at home.

  • Alabama standoff over but FBI mum on how boy was rescued

    Jimmy Lee Dykes, who took a 5-year old boy hostage, was killed in a law enforcement raid. Neighbors heard a bang and gunfire, but details of the rescue remain secret. A Christian community's prayers are answered.

  • Alabama bunker standoff: Did politics set Jimmy Dykes off?

    After killing a school bus driver, retired Alabama truck driver Jimmy Dykes has held a 5-year-old boy hostage for five days in an underground tornado bunker. Neighbors say the act may be a provocative political statement.

  • Alabama: Hostage drama continues (+video)

    After allegedly fatally shooting a school bus driver on Tuesday, an Alabama man took a kindergartner from the bus and is now holding the boy hostage. The suspect appears to be an "antigovernment radical and survivalist," said one observer.  

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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