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(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon says hundreds of ISIS fighters have been killed in coalition airstrikes on Kobani. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said at a Wednesday briefing that the airstrikes have increased because there are more and more ISIS fighters around the...
(New York, NY) -- Stocks closed in negative territory after the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 460 points during Wednesday's session. After a late afternoon rally, the Dow finished at 16-141 after a 173-point loss. The Nasdaq lost 12 points to close at 42-15 and...
(Washington, DC) -- The Pentagon says it cannot confirm if any U.S. soldiers exposed to chemical weapons during the invasion of Iraq were told to keep quiet. The "New York Times" reports between 2004 and 2011, U.S. troops found about five-thousand chemical warheads, shells or...
(Washington, DC) -- There is no travel warning for the city of Dallas. State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki says a fake warning that someone put out due to the Ebola crisis is making the rounds. She stressed that the warning did not come from the State Department. Psaki made...
(Washington, DC) -- Retired General John Allen is citing progress in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. In a briefing at the State Department Wednesday, Allen said all members of the coalition have different and vital roles to play. Allen is President Obama's special...
(Washington, DC) -- The federal deficit hits a six-year low. The Treasury Department puts this year's deficit at 483-billion dollars. The 2014 level represents a roughly 29-percent drop from the previous year. The drop is attributed to more robust economic growth and a decline...
(New York, NY) -- It's another down day on Wall Street. Stocks plummeted in early trading with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 370 points before paring losses. Each of the major indexes fell more than two percent shortly after the open. Investor worries about a slowing...
(Undated) -- A new poll says Republicans hold a slight lead in voters' preference for congressional control less than three weeks before Election Day. The NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll gives the GOP a two-point edge, 46-percent to 44. That's a smaller lead than the seven-...
(Cambridge, MA) -- More than two dozen Harvard Law School professors are calling on the university to scrap its new sexual assault policy. The procedural overhaul started over the summer and set up a centralized office to investigate allegations of sexual assault and harassment...