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Guinea's Red Cross health workers wearing protective suits prepare to carry the body of a victim of Ebola at the NGO Medecin sans frontieres Ebola treatment center near the hospital Donka in Conakry on Sept. 14, 2014. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Assign 3,000 US Military Personnel To West Africa To ‘Combat And Contain’ Ebola Outbreak

The Obama administration will assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa “to combat and contain” what senior administration officials call an “extraordinarily serious epidemic.”

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Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference after a bi-state meeting on security preparedness for the New York-New Jersey area on Sept. 15, 2014 in New York. (credit: Andrew Burt/Getty Images)

Homeland Secretary: Terrorist Threat ‘Is More Complex’

New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists, federal and state officials warned Monday.

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The strikes targeted Islamic State militants who were attacking Iraqi security forces near Baghdad.  (Photo by JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

First U.S. Airstrike In Expanded Iraq Fight

The strikes targeted Islamic State militants who were attacking Iraqi security forces near Baghdad.

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Police in D.C. and Baltimore are considering body camera programs. (Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks as he takes part in a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: Obama ‘Needs To Rise To The Occasion Before We All Get Killed Back Here At Home’ By ISIS

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warns the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will bring the fight to the United States if President Barack Obama doesn’t do more to combat the terror group.

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Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks during the ceremonial groundbreaking of the future U.S. Diplomacy Center at the State Department's Harry S. Truman Building on Sept. 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: Some Have Offered To Put Boots On The Ground To Fight ISIS, ‘But We Are Not Looking For That’

Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) — minus two of the main players and without any ground troops — in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.


Members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. (Credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: ‘It’s Gone Beyond An Ebola Crisis To A Humanitarian Crisis’

The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infected traveler arrive.


US President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House. Obama said he authorized targeted air strikes and relief supply drops in Iraq to prevent "genocide" by Islamist extremists against minorities.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama ‘Confident’ of Islamic State Group’s Defeat

President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”


File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)

Experts: Obama’s Broken Promises Could Hurt Democratic Hopefuls In 2016

President Barack Obama has made numerous promises to the American people, but hasn’t quite followed through on all of them. Most recently he promised to take action on immigration at the end of the summer, but is now delaying it until the end of the year.


Sen. Carl Levin (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Carl Levin: ‘I Don’t Think There’s A Plan B’ To Defeat ISIS

Sen. Carl Levin doesn’t think President Barack Obama has a “Plan B” to defeat ISIS.




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