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ISIS Declares Caliphate As Iraq Fights To Retake Tikrit

ISIS Declares Caliphate As Iraq Fights To Retake TikritExtremist Sunni group ISIS has announced a plan to rule the territory it has carved out of Iraq and Syria in recent months, in a declaration that touches on public services, salaries, and compensation for damages from the violence.

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care Workers

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care WorkersThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that some public employees cannot be required to contribute to unions.

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?

World Cup Ratings Spike: How Popular Is Soccer In The U.S.?Sunday's thrilling and frustrating World Cup match between the U.S. and Portugal drew an average of 24.7 million viewers, according to the Nielsen ratings company, a result that puts the game above the recent NBA finals.

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules No-Fly List Process Is UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Oregon says the process surrounding the federal government's "no-fly list" is unconstitutional.

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Ships Last Declared Chemicals Out Of Syria

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Ships Last Declared Chemicals Out Of SyriaThe mission to destroy Syria's chemical arsenal reached a "major landmark" on Monday, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said in a statement.

Obama: U.S. Forces Won’t Return To Combat In Iraq Crisis

Obama: U.S. Forces Won’t Return To Combat In Iraq CrisisPresident Obama says the U.S. will send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help it cope with the Sunni extremist group ISIS, which has won several key battles in recent days.

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In Beiji

Iraq Battles Militants For Key Oil Refinery In BeijiIn an attempt to stop the juggernaut advance of the Sunni extremist group ISIS, Iraq's central government says the fight for the country's largest oil refinery is far from over.

500,000 People Reportedly Flee Mosul After Iraqi City Falls

500,000 People Reportedly Flee Mosul After Iraqi City FallsHalf a million people reportedly have been streaming out of a major Iraqi city that was seized by Islamist militants this week.

NOAA Forecasts Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season In 2014

NOAA Forecasts Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season In 2014Hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean will be at or below normal levels this year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's annual forecast.

Chinese Nationals Flee Vietnam As Unrest Intensifies

Chinese Nationals Flee Vietnam As Unrest IntensifiesA second day of violence in Vietnam has seen mobs singling out Chinese workers for attack, killing at least one and injuring dozens, as hundreds of Chinese nationals fled the country by land and air.