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(Washington, DC) -- "Inherent Resolve" is the Pentagon's name for the military operation against ISIS. The U.S. and several Arab allies began launching air strikes against the militant group in Syria last month. A U.S.-led coalition is also targeting ISIS forces in neighboring...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says all relevant government resources are being used to battle Ebola. President Obama canceled a planned campaign trip yesterday to convene a Cabinet-level meeting after a second Dallas nurse was diagnosed with Ebola...
(Washington, DC) -- A top official at the Dallas hospital where two nurses have been diagnosed with the Ebola virus is going to apologize to Congress. A transcript of testimony by Dr. Daniel Varga says Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas failed in their initial treatment...
(Davie, FL) -- A disagreement over a small fan is responsible for heating things up between the two candidates for governor in Florida. Democrat Charlie Crist usually speaks with a small, electric fan at his feet, but the debate rules didn't allow for it. After refusing to take...
(Little Rock, AR) -- Opponents of Arkansas' voter ID law are scoring a victory. The state's Supreme Court has struck down the law, which required voters to present identification before being allowed to cast a ballot. The court said in its ruling the law was unconstitutional...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal deficit hits a six-year low. The Treasury Department puts this year's deficit at 483-billion dollars. The 2014 level represents a roughly 29-percent drop from the previous year. The drop is attributed to more robust economic growth and a decline...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is postponing a political trip today and will instead convene a White House meeting about the Ebola outbreak. Obama had been scheduled to fly to New Jersey this afternoon and to Connecticut later this evening.
(Undated) -- A new poll says Republicans hold a slight lead in voters' preference for congressional control less than three weeks before Election Day. The NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll gives the GOP a two-point edge, 46-percent to 44. That's a smaller lead than the seven-...
(Joint Base Andrews, MD) -- President Obama is warning that there can be no quick fixes in the campaign against ISIS. At Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Obama praised the roughly 60 nations that have joined the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The President met...