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Putin: Russia To Upgrade Nuclear Forces In Response To West

Putin: Russia To Upgrade Nuclear Forces In Response To WestRussia has begun development of new nuclear weapons.

Book News: Millennials Reading More Than Older Americans, Study Finds

Book News: Millennials Reading More Than Older Americans, Study FindsYoung Americans are more likely to have read a book in the past year than their older counterparts, a new study finds.

One Month Later: Michael Brown’s Family Calls For Arrest

One Month Later: Michael Brown’s Family Calls For ArrestThe family of Michael Brown issued a new call for the police officer who shot and killed the 18-year-old to be arrested Tuesday.

Kerry Seeks Iraq’s Support On Move Against Islamic State

Kerry Seeks Iraq’s Support On Move Against Islamic StateSecretary of State John Kerry is in Iraq for talks on the crisis with the newly installed government in Baghdad.

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State Fight

Obama Tells Lawmakers He Has Authority He Needs For Islamic State FightThe bottom line is that it is unlikely that President Obama will ask Congress for authorization to conduct military strikes against the Islamic State.

Marriage Of 96-Year-Old Woman Raises Legal Questions

Marriage Of 96-Year-Old Woman Raises Legal QuestionsThe recent marriage of two nonagenarians might seem romantic ... but the family of 96-year-old Edith Hill doesn't think so.

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State Strategy

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State StrategyPresident Obama is set to meet congressional leaders this afternoon to outline his strategy for confronting the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He is scheduled to address the nation on Wednesday to make that strategy public.

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll Says

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll SaysU.S. public support for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria has spiked as President Obama prepares to meet with leaders in Congress.

Harvard Study Says Economy Is ‘Doing Half Its Job.’ Guess Which Half.

Harvard Study Says Economy Is ‘Doing Half Its Job.’ Guess Which Half.Need more evidence that the U.S. economy is moving on two tracks? A new Harvard Business School study, released Monday, may confirm your fears.