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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In IraqDempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined the White House plan to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.

Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State MilitantsWorld leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries have gathered in Paris to discuss strategies for defeating the Islamic State insurgency.

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.

Missouri Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Abortion, Guns

Missouri Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Abortion, GunsMissouri's Republican-led Legislature overruled vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon to push through measures expanding gun rights and mandating a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.

Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic State

Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic StatePresident Obama's prime-time speech prompted generally cautious support from the editorial pages of major newspapers across the country this morning.

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.

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. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic StateThe United States says it has formed a coalition of 10 countries to help in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption TrialA federal jury in Richmond, Va., has found former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty on 11 of 14 charges in his corruption trial. His wife, Maureen, was found guilty on nine of 14 charges, including obstruction of justice.

Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To India

Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To IndiaIn a video released on Wednesday, al-Qaida's leader says the terror group has expanded to India and it intends to bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent.