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  • In this July 20, 2017, file photo, Marc and Debra Tice, the parents of Austin Tice, who has been missing in Syria since August 2012, hold up photos of him during a new conference, at the Press Club, in Beirut, Lebanon. Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to Tice, an American journalist and Marine vet who has been missing in Syria for over five years. (Bilal Hussein/AP)
    FBI offers $1M for info on Marine vet missing in Syria

    Federal authorities for the first time are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for more than five years.

  • State District Judge Jason Cashon, right, reads the sentence of guilty at the capital murder trial of former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville, Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, was convicted of the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Michael Ainsworth, Pool)
    'American Sniper' jurors: Former Marine knew right from wrong

    Jurors who rejected and insanity defense and convicted a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend said Wednesday the man's past behavior undermined his argument that he couldn't tell right from wrong.

  • Erath County District Attorney Alan Nash carries a photo of former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh handcuffed in the back of a Lancaster Police car the night of his arrest, during Routh's capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville, Texas, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. The photo, made by Texas Ranger David Armstrong, was offered as evidence by Nash. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Paul Moseley, Pool)
    'American Sniper' murder trial centers on competency

    While defense attorneys mount an insanity defense for the former Marine on trial in the shooting deaths of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield, prosecutors have described Eddie Ray Routh as a troubled drug user who knew right from wrong.

  • Ex-Marine Eddie Ray Routh, center, enters the courtroom after a lunch recess during his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville, Texas, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Paul Moseley, Pool)
    Medication in home of suspect in 'American Sniper' trial

    Authorities found marijuana, a nearly empty bottle of whiskey and anti-psychotic medication while searching the home of the former Marine charged with killing "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend, a Texas Ranger testified Friday.

  • Video from the dashboard camera of a Lancaster, Texas Police vehicle shows former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh, left, surrendering after a chase, shown on a courtroom monitor in Stephenville, Texas during Routh's trial. Routh, 27, of Lancaster is charged with the 2013 deaths of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, Pool)
    'American Sniper' suspect says he took 'couple of souls'

    A Texas Ranger testifying Thursday at the murder trial of a former Marine charged with killing famed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend said the two victims were armed when they were shot multiple times.

  • Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh, center, appears in court on the opening day of his capital murder trial at the Erath County Donald R. Jones Justice Center, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Stephenville, Texas. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, Texas, is charged with the 2013 deaths of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, Pool)
    Lawyer: 'American Sniper' said former Marine 'straight-up nuts'

    A former Marine on trial for capital murder in the death of Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL depicted in the blockbuster "American Sniper," was numbed by marijuana and whiskey when he fatally shot Kyle and another man, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday.

  • ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 8, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this April 6, 2012 file photo, Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and author of the book
    Jury seated in slaying of 'American Sniper' author

    Jury selection began Monday in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a former Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper."

  • ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 8, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - This combination of photos from the Routh family and the Erath County Sheriff’s Office shows Eddie Ray Routh. The former Marine is accused of killing Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield on Feb. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Routh Family, Erath County Sheriff's Office)
    Trial comes for Marine accused of killing 'American Sniper'

    Eddie Ray Routh had been talking crazy for a while. So when he showed up on his sister's doorstep one afternoon two Februarys ago and claimed to have shot two men, she didn't know what to think.

  • FILE - In this April 6, 2012, file photo, Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and author of the book “American Sniper,” poses in Midlothian, Texas. The screening process is set to start for potential jurors for the upcoming trial of famed Navy SEAL and his friend. Potential jurors are to begin reporting to district court in the town of Stephenville, Texas on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Paul Moseley, File)
    Jury screening in Chris Kyle slaying trial to start

    With a trial set to begin next week for the man accused in the fatal shootings of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and a friend of Kyle's, court officials in Texas are set to begin the process of screening potential jurors.

  • Vietnam veteran's family receives his medals

    The family of a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran has been given his medals, which went missing following his 1980 funeral.