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Dempsey Would Back U.S. Troops In Combat Role In Iraq
"Boots on the ground" are not being ruled out in the fight against ISIS.
Testifying on Capitol Hill this morning, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Martin Dempsey said he'd recommend using some of the American forces already in Iraq in combat roles, if necessary...
Obama Sends 3,000 Troops To Fight Ebola
The U.S. is sending three-thousand military troops to Liberia to help combat the Ebola outbreak.
U.S. officials say President Obama will announce the move Tuesday during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta...
U.S. Expands Airstrikes In Iraq
U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants Monday, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces south of Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters.
The officials say Iraqi forces requested assistance when they came under…
The Nation Remembers 9-11
The shadow of a renewed terror threat has been hanging over today's observances of the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
The events come hours after President Barack Obama said he would open a new military front in the Middle East -- authorizing airstrikes inside Syria al…
Obama Briefs Congressional Leaders On ISIS Strategy
The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has the authority he needs to take the action against the Islamic State militants that he will outline Wednesday night.
Obama discussed his plans with congressional leaders Tuesday...
Obama Offers Remarks On Labor Day
President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he’s optimistic about the growing economy. He says decisions made now will determine whether the re…
Obama’s Tan Suit Causes “Buzz”
President Obama's tan summer suit is generating plenty of chatter on the Internet.
Much ado has been made about the President's suit selection Thursday during his presser on the conflict in Iraq and Syria. Tweets on the subject offered quips such as "The Audacity of Taupe"…
President Says Airstrikes Are Pushing Back Militants In Iraq
President Obama claims U.S. airstrikes are pushing back Islamic militant forces in Iraq. In a White House news conference, the President again pushed Iraq's new leadership to create a more "unified and inclusive" government. He also warned that rooting out ISIS militants will …
Medal Of Honor Approved For Civil War Hero
A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.
The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack O…

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