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** FILE ** In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, "no God but God," " God is great," and "Muhammad is the Prophet." (AP Photo/Ibrahim Alaguri)

Benghazi security squad nabs book deal for $3M

How much is the inside story on the Benghazi terror attack worth? If you're former members of the security team stationed there at the time, the answer is $3 million. Published June 28, 2013

**FILE** Bangladeshi firefighters battle a blaze at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh, late on Nov. 24, 2012. At least 112 people were killed, an official said. (Associated Press)

Labor Dept. sends $2.5M for Bangladesh factory fixes

The U.S. Department of Labor has earmarked millions of dollars in grants to improve factory conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, where workers often must deal with shoddy buildings and overcrowded workplaces. Published June 21, 2013

**FILE** Actor Robert Downey Jr. poses during a photo call to promote his new movie "Iron Man 3" on the roof of a hotel in Moscow, with Kremlin in the background, on April 10, 2013. (Associated Press)

Downey Jr. inks deal for 2 more 'Avengers' films

Thanks in large part to Robert Downey Jr.'s turn as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Marvel's "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" has brought in almost $3 billion worldwide. Studio heads can breathe a sigh of relief, because he's signed on for two more films. Published June 20, 2013

Actor Gary Sinise

Gary Sinise's leading role: Actor's commitment to troops goes beyond Memorial Day

There are few better ways to honor the memory of the nation's fallen heroes than by acknowledging the special sacrifices and answering the special needs of the nation's military community. Few have done more to help veterans and first responders than Gary Sinise, who traces his long commitment back to his breakthrough role as broken Vietnam veteran Lt. Dan in "Forrest Gump." Published May 24, 2013

A man stands in a London street after allegedly screaming, 'Allahu Akbar,' and killing a man in broad daylight. (ITV news screenshot)

Networks' initial coverage of London terror attack excludes Islam

The machete attack that left a British soldier dead on the streets of London on Wednesday included attackers shouting, "Allahu akbar," but the main television broadcast networks failed to reference Islam in their initial coverage. Published May 23, 2013