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‘Drone Shoot-Down Bill’ Advances In Oklahoma

‘Drone Shoot-Down Bill’ Advances In OklahomaA bill that would let property owners shoot down a drone that's over their land has made its way out of a Senate committee in Oklahoma, setting up a potential vote on the matter.

White House Asks Congress For War Powers To Fight ISIS

White House Asks Congress For War Powers To Fight ISISIn a move that is sure to set off a new round of debate over how the U.S. should fight ISIS, the Obama administration has sent Congress a request for formal authorization to use military force against the extremist group.

An Arrest, But No Motive Announced In Killing Of 3 Muslims In N.C.

An Arrest, But No Motive Announced In Killing Of 3 Muslims In N.C.Police in Chapel Hill, N.C., have arrested a suspect and charged him with first-degree murder in the shooting of three young Muslims.

U.S. Says Ebola Mission In West Africa Is Coming To An End

U.S. Says Ebola Mission In West Africa Is Coming To An EndMost of the American military personnel who were sent to help with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will be back home by April 30, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ One Option In Ukraine, Obama Says

‘Lethal Defensive Weapons’ One Option In Ukraine, Obama SaysPresident Obama said "lethal defensive weapons" to Ukraine is one option being considered by the White House if diplomacy with Russia fails to end the fighting that pits Ukrainian troops with pro-Russia separatists.

Family Confirms U.S. Hostage Kayla Mueller Dead

Family Confirms U.S. Hostage Kayla Mueller DeadKayla Mueller, the American woman taken hostage by the self-declared Islamic State, has died, her family and the White House said in separate statements.

Army Will Award Fort Hood Victims Purple Hearts

Army Will Award Fort Hood Victims Purple HeartsThe Army has decided to award the victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting with a Purple Heart, Texas Rep. John Carter said in a statement.

British Tribunal Rules Mass Surveillance By Spy Agencies Was Illegal

British Tribunal Rules Mass Surveillance By Spy Agencies Was IllegalA tribunal in London has ruled that the United Kingdom's mass surveillance of cellphone and online communications violated human rights.

Alabama Courts Issue First Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Alabama Courts Issue First Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex CouplesAlabama has become the 37th state to recognize same-sex marriage, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request that would have extended the state's ban Monday.

UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes ‘In Solidarity With Jordan’

UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes ‘In Solidarity With Jordan’The United Arab Emirates, which briefly suspended its participation in Arab airstrikes against the self-declared Islamic State after a Jordanian pilot shot down over Syria was executed by extremists, says it will rejoin the effort.