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New Airstrikes Target The Islamic State’s Oil And Gas Resources

New Airstrikes Target The Islamic State’s Oil And Gas ResourcesU.S. officials have confirmed that a new round of airstrikes in Syria is ongoing, NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman told All Things Considered.

New Airstrikes Hit ISIS in Syria

New Airstrikes Hit ISIS in SyriaWitnesses in eastern Syria near the Turkish border report a fresh round of airstrikes against Islamic State positions.

Crime Falls As U.S. Locks Up Fewer People, Attorney General Holder Says

Crime Falls As U.S. Locks Up Fewer People, Attorney General Holder SaysThe U.S. is seeing "historic" progress in reducing both its crime and its incarceration rates, Attorney General Eric Holder said, with the federal prison population falling by some 4,800 inmates in the past year — "the first decrease we've seen in many ‎decades."

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.

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.

Riot Breaks Out At Tennessee Detention Center Where 32 Teens Escaped

Riot Breaks Out At Tennessee Detention Center Where 32 Teens EscapedA youth detention center in Tennessee that saw the escape of 32 teens on Tuesday is back in the news today.

Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands Drivers

Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands DriversMonsoonal rainfall caused massive flash flooding in Phoenix on Tuesday, turning roads into raging torrents and stranding residents and drivers.

Another Police Shooting Reported In St. Louis Suburb

Another Police Shooting Reported In St. Louis SuburbA St. Louis County police officer reportedly shot an armed man in Ferguson, Mo., after police responded to reports of shots being fired early Wednesday.

Gaza Talks To Continue As Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas Holds

Gaza Talks To Continue As Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas HoldsA three-day truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold for a second day today as negotiators planned to meet in Cairo for indirect talks on prospects of a lasting cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost BillionsIn a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
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