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Pentagon Gets ISIS Metaphor Wrong, Critics Say

Defense Secretary Ash Carter's metaphor for ISIS is that of a cancer that must be excised before it can metastasize. Critics say the description misunderstands the nature of the problem.
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Update: Four Killed In Canada School Shooting

A school shooting in a remote community in Saskatchewan has left four dead and a 17-year-old charged with murder.
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New U.S. Visa Rules Criticized As Racial Discrimination

Recent terrorist attacks have prompted changes to the U.S. visa waiver program. But the changes have caused confusion in Europe and critics say they could spark retaliation.
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What Does It Mean If An Attack Is 'ISIS-Inspired'?

Earlier this month, a man opened fire on a Philadelphia policeman. The suspect later told police he did it for ISIS, but authorities have found no link between him and the extremist group.
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U.S. Begins Implementation Of New Limits On Visa Waiver Program

The State Department has released details of new limits on the visa waiver program, which allows people from 38 countries to fast-track their travel to the U.S.
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Iran Nuclear Deal May Open Door For U.S. Spies

For more than 30 years, Iran has been a black hole for the CIA and other intelligence agencies. U.S. spies are hoping to capitalize on the latest diplomatic contact between Tehran and Washington, D.C.
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These Changes To Tighten Visa Waiver Program Are Now In Effect

Congress voted last month to alter the program allowing some people to travel to the U.S. without a visa. The changes are being implemented — but with the option for the U.S. to make exceptions.
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'Top Secret' Email Revelation Changes 'Nothing,' Clinton Says

The former secretary of state says a new report that some emails on her private server exceeded the "Top Secret" classification is "an effort to inject" controversy into her campaign.
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A Place Where U.S. Troops Are Very Close To ISIS

U.S. peacekeeping troops have been based for decades in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, where the greatest danger was often sunburn. But with extremists now nearby, the mission has become far riskier.
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Gun Stocks Up, But Activists Move To Expand Anti-Investment Push

Instead of pushing for new gun laws, anti-gun activists want supporters to pull big gun retailers like Wal-Mart from their investment portfolios. But experts say it might not be effective.

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