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With Limited Gains, U.S. Bombing Campaign Faces Growing Criticism

U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State began nearly three months ago, yet there have been relatively few changes on the battlefield. Many analysts say the U.S. effort may not be sufficient.
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Russia Reportedly Suspected In Hack Of White House Network

The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort, and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.
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Security Beefed Up At Federal Buildings Across U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security is beefing up security at federal buildings as a precautionary measure after recent attacks in Canada and ongoing threats from the so-called Islamic State.
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Terrorism Suspect To Be Tried In U.S. Civilian Court

Audie Cornish talks to professor Robert Chesney about the U.S. transfer of a detainee from the Bagram prison in Afghanistan to the States to face charges in a civilian court.
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Meet The Hero Dogs Of The Secret Service

The Secret Service is gladly highlighting its canine heroes, Hurricane and Jordan, after weeks of the drip, drip, drip of an agency in trouble.
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Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty In 2007 Shootings In Iraq

One guard was found guilty of first-degree murder and three others of voluntary manslaughter in a 2007 incident in Baghdad in which 14 civilians were killed.
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Pentagon Says It Will Investigate Stray Arms Drop Over Syria

The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.
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3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS

Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.
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U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani

In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.

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