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Gaza's Fate Rests On Whether Hamas And Fatah Can Co-Exist

Hamas and Israel stopped fighting weeks ago. But feuding continues between the two main factions on the Palestinian side — Hamas and Fatah. Their battle has an impact on relations with Israel as well.
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What Does It Mean To Be A Moderate In Syria's Civil War?

The White House is lobbying Congress to authorize a package to arm and train Syria's moderate rebels. The funding is key to Obama's strategy to confront militants known as the Islamic State, or ISIS.
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The Politics Hour - Sept. 19, 2014

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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A Tiny, $25 Million Mistake

A small mistake in a contract can cost a company $25 million. But, most of the time, business doesn't work that way.
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BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick; Judge Not Amused

A legal filing tied to the company's Gulf oil spill case was supposed to have been capped at 35 pages. But lawyers for BP got a little creative with the spacing.
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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Senate panel he supports the president's plan to combat Islamic State militants but that if it proved necessary, he would recommend U.S. ground forces.
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Your Turn: NFL's Abuse Turmoil, Scotland Votes, Spying on the Rise

On the show where you set the agenda, Kojo examines the latest child and domestic abuse scandals in the NFL, the Scottish independence vote, spying and cellphones -- and anything else on your mind.

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Breaking Ground: Military Children

A new 'Breaking Ground' documentary by WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza explores the challenges - and opportunities - facing our nations nearly two million military children. With an all-volunteer force, many civilians are unaware of the issues...

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U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
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With A Deadline Looming, Iran's Nuclear Talks Reopen In New York

Negotiations resume this week in New York over Iran's nuclear program, but a summer of multiplying crises has world capitals distracted as the talks hit a crucial stage.

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