November 17th, 2014
10:23 AM ET

"Orange is the New Black" Actress: They Deported My Family

On “Orange is the New Black,” Diane Guerrero’s character Maritza is a tough Latina who is separated from her young daughter while she does time. It’s a pretty moving storyline on its own, but Guerrero’s real life is just as captivating, if not more.

When she was 14 years old, she came home to an empty house. The cars were out front, the lights were on and dinner had been started, but there was no one home to finish it. Neighbors told her that immigration officers had taken her parents and older brother away.

“I broke down. I hid under the bed because I was afraid that someone was going to come for me.”
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November 17th, 2014
09:52 AM ET

ISIS Beheads U.S. Hostage Peter Kassig

Like a wounded animal lashing out in fury, ISIS is betraying hints of desperation in its latest video, which purportedly shows the aftermath of the beheading of U.S. hostage Peter Kassig, analysts said Sunday.

And if there's news worse than the apparent brutal death of Kassig, it's that we should expect even more vicious videos to come from the group, also known by the acronym ISIL, said Haras Rafiq of the Quiliam Foundation, an anti-extremist think tank.

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November 17th, 2014
09:48 AM ET

Parking Meters Collect Donations for the Homeless

Parking meters in Indianapolis are getting makeovers and then being put back on the streets so that people can use their spare change to donate to the homeless. The group responsible is hoping to raise anywhere from $40,000 up to $100,000. Chris Cuomo has the story.

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November 17th, 2014
09:45 AM ET

U2's Bono Injures Arm in Bike Accident

U2 frontman Bono hurt his arm while riding a bike in New York's Central Park.

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