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San Diego School District’s New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates Stir

San Diego School District’s New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates StirThe San Diego Unified School District has acquired an MRAP, or mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle.

Susan Rice: Islamic State Fight Will Not Be ‘Iraq War Redux’

Susan Rice: Islamic State Fight Will Not Be ‘Iraq War Redux’President Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice says the United States will not be drawn into a ground war in Iraq and Syria.

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.

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.

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic LevelsDecades after the threat of extinction led to them being protected from whalers, there are now about 2,200 blue whales off the West Coast, according to a new study.

Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Deal Reached With Separatists

Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Deal Reached With SeparatistsThe government of Ukraine in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists in the east have agreed to stop fighting at 11 a.m. ET.

Ferguson Police Tactics Draw Justice Department Investigation

Ferguson Police Tactics Draw Justice Department InvestigationThe U.S. Department of Justice will launch an investigation into police tactics in Ferguson, Mo., with a focus on looking for a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.

Russian Space Experiment On Gecko Sex Goes Awry

Russian Space Experiment On Gecko Sex Goes AwrySpace is a dangerous place. That message resonated again on Monday, when the Russian Federal Space Agency announced that a team of experimental geckos tasked with copulating while in orbit did not survive their journey.

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic State

‘Justice Will Be Served’ Obama Warns The Islamic StateThe Islamic State released a video Tuesday that showed a militant beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff. Overnight, the U.S. intelligence community came to the conclusion that the video was, indeed, authentic.

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years ExtinctPassenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive flocks of more than 1 million would darken the sky.