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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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Obama Wants Congress' Support On ISIS, But He May Not Need It

Congressional leaders will be at the White House on Tuesday to talk about the president's strategy against the group known as the Islamic State.
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Senate Moves Forward In Bid To Limit Campaign Funds

Americans generally agree that too much money is spent running for office. The Senate took up a proposed constitutional amendment that could change that, but it's not likely to ultimately pass.
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N.J. Gov. Christie Backs A Long Shot: Sports Betting

Christie says the state's casinos and racetracks can begin offering sports betting, in apparent defiance of federal law. It's a move that's all but certain to be challenged in court by sports leagues.
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Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After New Video Surfaces

A leaked video of the altercation between football star Ray Rice and his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, that took place earlier this year has led the Baltimore Ravens to terminate Rice's contract.
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More Than Half Of U.S. Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change

A new Audubon report shows how climate change could affect the ranges of 588 North American bird species by the end of the century. Bald eagles, loons and orioles are among those facing major threats.

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