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U.S. Launches 1st Airstrikes on ISIS Near Baghdad

The U.S. launched an airstrike against ISIS near Baghdad on Monday — a move that a defense official told NBC News marked the start of the intensifying offensive by Washington against the Islamist militant group in Iraq. The U.S. attack hit an ISIS fighting position southwest of the capital in support of the Iraqi security forces, defense officials said. This specific airstrike was more offensive in nature and was not triggered by any advance of ISIS toward the Iraqi capital, the official said. Read »
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Rifle Used to Ambush Pa. Troopers: Police

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Two Vietnam Vets Awarded Medal of Honor

President Obama recognized two Vietnam veterans with the Medal of Honor on Monday -- nearly a half a century after they served. Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins served in the military for 22 years and was awarded for rescuing injured soldiers amid enemy fire during his second combat tour in 1961. Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat was killed in action in 1970 when he picked up a hand grenade as it was about to detonate, in an effort to save surrounding soldiers. His brother accepted the medal on his behalf. See Sloat's brother accept his award here. Read »
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:48 PM

"Not a Child Abuser": Adrian Peterson Apologizes

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:09 PM

What to Know: Scotland's Independence Referendum

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iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Set 1st-Day Record for Apple

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:48 PM

NFL Team of Four Women to Combat Domestic Violence

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Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:32 PM
 

They are not Muslims. They are monsters.  

— British Prime Minister David Cameron addressing the radical Islamist group ISIS's purported beheading of British aid worker David Haines.
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"Played Out": Trump Plaza Marks Last Day

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Expect More 9.0 Megaquakes: Study

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:51 PM

House GOP Moves to Authorize Training Syrian Rebels

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Suspect in Theft of Autistic Man's Birthday Money Arrested

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Escaped Ohio School Shooter Had Pitchfork: State Patrol

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"I'm Back": Hillary Clinton Drops 2016 Hints in Iowa

Hillary Clinton showed up in Iowa on Sunday to cheers from thousands of supports wearing "Ready for Hillary" buttons. Although her appearance was to honor Democratic U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, who is retiring, it was the former Secretary of State who stole the show. “Hello, Iowa, I’m back," she said at the start of her speech, an unsubtle reminder that it's been seven years since she last visited the state as a presidential candidate. She even hinted that she might run again in 2016: “It’s true, I’m thinking about it. But for today, that’s not why I’m here.” Read »