Middle East
Risking kidnapping, or worse, we explored Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Syria. Here's what happened

Freckles, left, stands next to his half-brother, Patches, outside the Orange County Fair Board meeting in the fairgrounds parking lot Thursday, as Nancy Truglio talks to curious onlookers about the pair. The American lineback oxen, each 3,000 pounds, are six-year residents of Centennial Farm.
Bradley Zint, Daily Pilot
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