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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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Janay Rice Says Assault Video Has Brought A 'Nightmare' To Life

Janay Rice says the media has sought to boost ratings by releasing a video that shows her being hit by her then-fiance, Ray Rice. The Baltimore Ravens ended Rice's contract Monday.
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5 Questions About The 2 Weeks Congress Plans To Work This Fall

It's not fair to call this a "do nothing" Congress. It's just that the House and Senate each have very different "to do" lists.
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Marriage Of 96-Year-Old Alexandria Woman Raises Legal Questions

The family of 96-year-old Edith Hill in Annandale, Va., says her sudden marriage to 95-year-old Eddie Harrison puts her estate into question.

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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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Q&A: One Student's Educational Saga In New Orleans

A high school senior looks back on five schools pre- and post-Katrina.
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In Korea, Adoptees Fight To Change Culture That Sent Them Overseas

Two years ago, South Korea passed a law informed by the experiences of the 160,000 people who were adopted to other countries after World War II. Steve Haruch examines the law's history and legacy.
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Human Candidate Runs In N.H. Primary

David Montenegro made news in 2012 when he officially changed his name to Human. He's now a Democratic candidate in Tuesday's New Hampshire in a challenge to represent the 22nd District.
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1 Year After Colo. Flooding, Communities Will Never Be The Same

Days of heavy rain created raging rivers that damaged or destroyed thousands of homes. Many residents and businesses are in the process of rebuilding, but others are unable to.

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