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White House Will Send 1,500 Military Personnel To Iraq

The White House authorized the deployment an additional 1,500 U.S. military personnel to Iraq to help advise that country in its fight against the so-called Islamic State, or ISIS.
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New York City Asks Drivers To Slow Down

The speed limit on most streets in New York City officially drops to 25 mph on Friday. It may be a hard adjustment for some in a city that's not known for its patience.
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Beyond The Unemployment Rate: Look At These 5 Labor Indicators

The unemployment rate tells only a partial story about the labor market and the state of American workers. Five other measures provide a fuller understanding of the economy and the nation's workforce.
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Immigration Will Be An Early Test Of The Divided Government

Even as President Obama and GOP leaders meet in search of common ground, the immigration issue threatens to divide them.
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Republican Ed Gillespie Concedes Virginia Senate Race

He told supporters in Springfield, Va., that the gap in the number of votes between him and the Democratic incumbent, Sen. Mark Warner, had grown and "I know that a change in outcome is not possible."
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Transgender Men Who Become Pregnant Face Social, Health Challenges

Getting prenatal care can be a struggle, transgender men report in what may be the first study of its kind. And their feelings on once again appearing more female varied greatly.
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U.S. Will Send Up To 1,500 More Military Personnel To Iraq

The new personnel will serve "in a non-combat role to train, advise, and assist Iraqi Security Forces, including Kurdish forces," White House press secretary Josh Earnest says.
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In Surprise Move, Supreme Court Takes On Fate Of Obamacare Again

Is it legal for a state-sponsored health exchange to provide subsidies that help people pay insurance premiums? That's the point in question, and one that's still being considered by an appeals court.
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Even After SpaceShipTwo Crash, Many Space Tourists Hold On To Tickets

Virgin Galactic says there have been some cancellations in the week since its experimental craft went down, killing the co-pilot. But many ticket holders say they don't plan to ask for refunds.
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Suspect Arrested In 2010 Murder Of McStay Family In California

Joseph and Summer McStay and their two young sons were found last year in shallow graves in the desert near Victorville.

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