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Review: New on DVD for January 5 Special

This week’s releases include a horror director’s comeback; the second chapter in an acclaimed series; a humorous and honest portrayal of mental illness; a solid video game adaptation; another Kurt Russell Western; and the dark side of the ballet world

Video: Preparing a captive-bred giant panda for the wild

It can be tricky training a captive-bred giant panda to live in the wild. Staff at Hetaoping Wilderness Training Base in southwest China's Wolong Nature Reserve dressed as pandas recently to prepare a captive panda for freedom.

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro commits suicide in prison cell

Ohio corrections officials said Ariel Castro, the man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade, has committed suicide at a state prison facility.

Photo Essay: Can zoos be humane and survive? Special

A debate rages in the modern world on the humanity of caging animals, asking intelligent sea life to perform for us and having circus animals perform for us. Is it inhumane? Is there a way to do it humanely?

French family held captive in squalid flat for one year

Nantes - French police are investigating the case of a woman and her four children who appear to be have been held captive in a squalid social housing apartment for at least one year.

U.S. captive was aiding Jews

Sources say that an American contractor, that was arrested in Cuba on charges that he was spying, was helping Jewish groups

Israelis arrested for holding Filipino woman captive

A Filipino woman was found and freed by Israeli police last week in East Jerusalem. She had been kept captive by the family for almost two years. Israeli police made the announcement that they arrested two people in the case on September 13. 2009.

Nine women held in fake 'Big Brother' house in Turkey are rescued

Nine women have been rescued from a villa on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey. They had been duped into believing they were taking part in a reality TV show similar in style to 'Big Brother'.

Captive woman 'had 7 children by father'

A 73-year-old man in Austria is believed to have held his daughter captive in his cellar for the past 20 years and he is believed to have fathered seven children with her.

Man Held Teenaged Girl Captive For 10 Years in His Parents Home

The 49 year old held the 14 year old captive in his parents home for 10 years. She was his "sex slave" and was made to keep a journal of their physical encounters so he could brag about them to his friends. He has plead guilty, and sentenced to 15 years.

Child Held Captive in Dark Room for 13yrs

An 18yr old teenager who has never been to school, has been found in a dark room, where he has been held captive for the last 13yrs.

Video Blogger Josh Wolf Held Captive By U.S. Government For Over 6 Months

Journalist imprisoned for 169 days is longest held journalist captive ever.
 

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