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(Beirut) -- The president of Syria says U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS in his country should be subject to an agreement with Syria, and that Syrian troops should be involved on the ground. President Bashar al-Assad told "Foreign Affairs" magazine Monday that he is ready to...
(Undated) -- Republican leaders are planning to put pressure on President Obama when it comes to fighting the war on terror. In an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes," House Speaker John Boehner spoke alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about Obama's foreign policy...
(Undated) -- A leading physicians group is changing its stance on the use of medical marijuana for children. The American Academy of Pediatrics now says specially grown pot may be a treatment option for kids with severe seizure disorders. It also is pushing for such marijuana...
(Washington, DC) -- Here's some welcome news for American workers. A new survey out Monday shows many U.S. companies plan to raise wages over the next three months. The National Association for Business Economics found about half of the economists surveyed said their firms would...
(New Delhi) -- A "device" was found on the grounds of the White House early Monday morning. White House spokesman Josh Earnest, who is traveling with the President in India, could not provide any details on what the device might be. Earlier in a press availability in New Delhi,...
(Undated) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is one step closer to a being a presidential candidate. The "Wall Street Journal" says Christie filed paperwork Friday with the Federal Election Commission to form a political action committee. The new PAC will allow Christie to...
(Miami, FL) -- Miss Colombia has been crowned Miss Universe 2015. Paulina Vega, the 22-year-old, Spanish-speaking beauty, won over the judges on Sunday night's 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant, which aired live from the FIU Arena in Miami. She was asked to answer a question...
(Undated) -- The blizzard expected to hit the Northeast Monday is leading to thousands of flights being canceled. United Airlines says it's canceling Tuesday's flights out of airports in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. It also says it will begin limiting operations at Newark...
(Mobile, AL) -- A federal judge who struck down Alabama's same-sex marriage ban is putting her decision on hold for 14 days. She disagrees with Attorney General Luther Strange who says he could probably win on appeal. But the judge is giving him time to make his case before the...