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Obama Signs Veterans Suicide Prevention Measure

President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure intended to help deter veterans from committing suicide.

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“60 Minutes” Correspondent Bob Simon Dies In Car Crash

Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered riots, Academy Award-nominated movies and wars and was held captive for more than a month in Iraq two decades ago, died in a car crash on Wednesday

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Dan Rather Rushes To Brian Williams’ Defense

24/7 News Source - Brian Williams is being called an "honest" and "decent man" by a fellow newsman.

Dan Rather tells Politico.com while he doesn't know all the details about the Iraq War story Williams is now backpedaling on,

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Hagel Out As Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is headed out the door. President Obama announced Hagel's resignation in a statement at the White House. Obama praised Hagel's tenure as defense chief and called him a great friend

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Military Museum Marks “Veterans Appreciation Day”

The Fort Tabor-Fort Rodman Military Museum is opening Tuesday with extended hours, 11am to 4pm.

Its the Museum's annual Veterans Appreciation Day, saluting local veterans who served their country from the Revolutionary War, to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan

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General Cites Progress Against ISIS

Retired General John Allen is citing progress in the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Allen is President Obama's special diplomatic envoy for the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS.

In a briefing at the State Department, Allen said all members of the coalition have different and vital roles to play

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Obama: No Quick Fixes With ISIS

President Obama is warning that there can be no quick fixes in the campaign against ISIS.

At Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Obama praised the roughly 60 nations that have joined the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq and Syria

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Memorial outside Alan Henning's home in Salford, England / Getty Images

New Video Shows Brutal Murder By ISIS

An Internet video purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning.

The video was released Friday night. It mirrored other beheading videos shot by the Islamic State group, which now holds territory along the border of Syria and Iraq

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Local Expert on Islam Weighs in on ISIS

As countries across the world align themselves against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, many people are asking questions about ISIS and it's origins.

Brian Williams, Professor of Islamic History at UMass Dartmouth, appeared on WBSM earlier this week, answering many of those frequently asked questions

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MBTA: No Information That Boston Is A Target

MBTA police chief Paul MacMillan says the transit agency is aware of a report about alleged subway plots in Europe and elsewhere, but said there's no information that either the MBTA or Boston is a target

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