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Lawmakers Want Vote On Obama's ISIS Response

Congressional leaders met with President Obama on Tuesday, ahead of his speech on the Islamic State terrorist group.
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In Liberia's Hard-Hit Lofa County, Ebola Continues To Take A Toll

The farming town of Barkedu accounts for a fifth of Liberia's Ebola deaths. Residents have revved up anti-Ebola efforts. But the virus has swept away entire families, and there's no end in sight.
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Behind Every Good Whisky Is A Trusty Distillery Cat

Whisky requires grain, which attracts mice and birds, which is why we have distillery cats. These days, though, public relations is also a key part of the job.
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Jose Padilla Gets 4 Years Added To His 2007 Sentence

The Muslim convert and former Latin Kings gang member was sentenced seven years ago after his arrest in Chicago on terrorism-related charges.
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Formula One Legend Michael Schumacher Sent Home From Hospital

The seven-time Formula One champion has been recovering from a serious head injury caused by a December skiing accident in France.
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Canada Says It Has Found Ship From Doomed 1845 Arctic Expedition

The fate of Capt. Sir John Franklin and crew has been a mystery for more than 160 years, but now Canadian archaeologists believe they've found one of the expedition's two main vessels.
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You Won't Catch Ebola From A Giraffe In Tanzania

Fear of the virus has raised worries about travel to Africa — for safaris in Tanzania, for school programs in South Africa. But London is closer to the outbreak's epicenter than Johannesburg is.
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Scientists Doubt That Meteor Caused Crater In Nicaragua

Authorities first said the 40-foot crater outside Managua's international airport was caused by a meteor that may have broken off from an Earth-passing asteroid. But scientists are skeptical.
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High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll Says

In a new poll by The Washington Post and ABC News, Americans are increasingly in favor of strikes in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State, as President Obama's ratings drift to near-record lows.
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4 Things To Know About Obama's Islamic State Strategy

The president today is set to meet congressional leaders to discuss his strategy to combat the insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He's expected to address the nation on the subject on Wednesday.

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