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Congressional Approval For Military Fight Against ISIS Faces Uphill Battle

President Obama has asked Congress to give him a new resolution authorizing military force so the U.S. can fight the self-described Islamic State, also known as ISIS, across the Middle East.
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Hype Officially Begins For Mayweather-Pacquiano Fight

There was fear in the boxing world that this generation's two best fighters would retire before facing each other in the ring. But the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight is on for May 2.
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Improving U.S. Economy Boosts Spring Air Travel

Air travel is projected to reach a 7-year high this spring. A major travel organization predicts longer lines and larger crowds. It is calling for airlines to improve airport infrastructure.
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A Child Of Slavery Who Taught A Generation

Anna J. Cooper was a remarkable student and, later, a legendary teacher and principal of the Dunbar School.
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Plans To Explore For Oil Offshore Worry East Coast Residents

With memories of the massive BP spill still fresh, residents are hoping to stop offshore drilling and underwater seismic testing. Industry leaders say they follow rules meant to protect wildlife.
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When Life Overwhelms, This Group Lends A Healthy Hand

Health care should go beyond a doctor's office, the creators of this program say. Students work as health advocates, helping patients find affordable housing, fresh food and social services as needed.
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2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police Department

One officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder, but neither is expected to have any "remarkable long-term injuries," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.
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Police Chief Is Latest Ferguson, Mo., Official To Resign

An assistant chief will replace Tom Jackson; a Justice Department probe following the shooting death of Michael Brown had found serious problems in how the department operated.
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Feds Prepared To Reopen All Superstorm Sandy Insurance Claims

FEMA's move comes after months of questions about whether insurance companies shortchanged homeowners.
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Filmmaker Richard Glatzer, Who Wrote And Directed 'Still Alice,' Dies At 63

The cause was complications of ALS. He is survived by his husband, Wash Westmoreland, who co-wrote and co-directed Still Alice. They are also known for their 2006 film Quinceanera.

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