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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.

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.

Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable Journey

Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable JourneyMarin Cilic won the U.S. Open on Monday, sealing an improbable journey and ending that of Kei Nishikori, who had become the highest-ranked Japanese player in history.

As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.

As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.The debate is far from over — and there's a chance it could continue far beyond the vote. For now, signs urging a "Yes" or a "No" vote on the question of leaving the U.K. are popping up at demonstrations and on buildings.

Obama To Speak Wednesday On U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State

Obama To Speak Wednesday On U.S. Strategy Against Islamic StateCiting a broad threat posed by the Islamic State, President Obama said Sunday that he'll deliver a national address Wednesday to discuss the U.S. approach to fighting the group that has beheaded two American journalists this summer.

Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On Immigration

Obama Will Put Off Executive Actions On ImmigrationResponding to fellow Democrats' concerns in a tight election season, President Obama will delay acting on his own on immigration issues until after November's midterm vote, the White House says.

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam Title

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam TitleWilliams' momentum in the tournament saw her not giving up a single set in a quest to take the last big title of 2014