Al Qaeda is "fighting for what's left in Syria" to establish its own Islamic Emirate, experts said.
After watching her son slain by Taliban fighters, a bereaved mother takes up arms and engages in a seven-hour battle with the Taliban.
The grand jury transcripts reveal investigative and judicial anomalies that may have cost a life, and a chance to reckon properly with the event.
Two men arrested last week allegedly had plans to target a prosecutor and a police chief connected to the Michael Brown case.
Ukraine and Russia had signed a deal in late October to continue gas supplies through the winter as a temporary solution to a payments stand-off.
Russia is also planning to test two more Bulava ballistic missiles in 2015.
James was a life peer in the House of Lords but was most famous for her crime novels.