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Intelligence gaps hamper airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

Intelligence gaps hamper airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on…

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

President Barack Obama’s escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But…

Ebola arrives in U.S.

Ebola arrives in U.S.

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area’s West African community…

Marathon bomber suspect’s sister goes before judge

Marathon bomber suspect’s sister goes before judge

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on aggravated harassment charges, which her lawyer said were based on…

Harry Reid playing major role in close Senate races

Harry Reid playing major role in close Senate races

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to…

White House intruder made it further inside

White House intruder made it further inside

The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the…

Missing UVA coed suspect linked to another case

Missing UVA coed suspect linked to another case

A forensic clue uncovered in the investigation of a missing University of Virginia student has led investigators to believe they have “a significant break” in the unsolved death of another…

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

Obama admits U.S. underestimated Muslim extremists

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to…

Advice to teens: Practice birth control, use protection

Advice to teens: Practice birth control, use protection

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group…

Janes Fonda talks about sexual abuse of her mother

Janes Fonda talks about sexual abuse of her mother

Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42. Fonda shared the personal story…