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Cook County officers confer near the scene of a hostage situation in a home in Harvey Ill. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Authorities said two men took hostages after Harvey police responded to a call of a burglary in progress at a home. There was an exchange of gunfire that left two officers wounded. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials: Special forces sent to Syria to rescue US hostages this summer but didn't find any.