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Parents Speak Out, Say FBI Arrest Saved Son On Verge Of Joining ISIS

Parents of a young man who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS met with community leaders this week. They made the case for why parents should report their kids if they suspect them of radicalizing.
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The U.S. Is Sending 600 More Troops To Iraq

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the increase, which brings the American total to about 5,000, anticipates a major operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.
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Congress Overrides Obama's Veto On Sept. 11 Lawsuit Bill

The legislation allows families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the Saudi Arabian government. The override is the first of Obama's presidency.
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Fact Check: Trump And Clinton Debate For The First Time

NPR reporters and editors annotated Monday night's debate as it happened. Read the final fact check, analysis and context here.
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Accused Washington State Mall Gunman Confesses To Killing 5 People

20-year-old Arcan Cetin was arrested Saturday evening after the shooting in Burlington, Wash., on Friday. He is charged with five counts of first-degree murder.
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FBI: Murders Up Nearly 11 Percent In 2015; Violent Crime Rose Slightly

Experts said homicides and other violence remain at low rates compared with a crime wave from 20 years ago.
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Russian Hackers Doxxed Me. What Should I Do About It?

NPR's David Welna was recently hacked by a pro-Kremlin website when he applied for press credentials in Ukraine. He's hardly alone. But it's an issue the U.S. government is reluctant to discuss.
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How Law Enforcement Working With Regulatory Agencies To Thwart Terrorist Use Of IEDs

It's relatively simple for criminals to buy pressure cookers and turn them into deadly devices. William Flynn, formerly of the Department of Homeland Security, talks to NPR's Scott Simon.
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Police Refuse To Release Video Of Charlotte, N.C., Shooting

Tuesday's police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott began a tumultuous week in Charlotte, including protests and violence. Scott's family released a video of the shooting, recorded by his wife on Friday.
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Did Russia Hack The NSA? Maybe Not

When news broke last month the National Security Agency might have been hacked, suspicion fell on Russia. Now some analysts think an NSA insider might have been involved, wittingly or not.

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