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U.S. to Commit Up to 3,000 Troops to Fight Ebola in Africa

The New York Times - 16 hours 51 min ago
Under pressure to do more to confront the Ebola outbreak sweeping across West Africa, President Obama is expanding military and medical resources to combat the spread of the deadly virus.

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Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows

The New York Times - 16 hours 54 min ago
Federal researchers found that the number of uninsured declined substantially in the first quarter of this year.

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Major surge in US aid to fight Ebola

CNBC - 16 hours 55 min ago
President Obama will announce a major surge in aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, using U.S. military personnel.
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California drought threatens sushi

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:19pm
Prices may spike for the specialty rice used in the popular Japanese food.
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House GOP: VA interfered with IG

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:12pm
Democrats are scoffing at the idea that the department would interfere with the investigation.
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GAO: Obamacare abortion rules widely ignored

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:00pm
Fifteen out of a sample of 18 insurers sell plans that do not segregate funds to cover abortion.
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The Dems need a kick from the left

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:45pm
Opinion: We lost, but the new progressive movement is just getting started.
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Police to 'coward' killer of trooper: 'We will find you'

CNN - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:34pm
Lt. Col. George Bivens has a message for whoever ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers last week: "We will find you."
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Oops! They weren't supposed to win

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:16pm
Who'll be on the list of November's surprise victors?
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Rodgers fundraising for GOP women

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:09pm
The GOP Conference chairwoman is expected to raise $500,000 for congressional hopefuls.
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U.S. to End Coverage Under Health Care Law for Tens of Thousands

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:45pm
The Obama administration said it would terminate health insurance for 115,000 people on Oct. 1 because they had failed to prove they were eligible for coverage.

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Medal of Honor Awarded to 2 Vietnam-Era Soldiers

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:43pm
President Obama honored Specialist Donald P. Sloat and Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins for their acts of valor nearly 50 years ago.

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For James Foley’s Family, U.S. Policy Offered No Hope

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:32pm
After Mr. Foley was kidnapped by ISIS, the government offered sympathy but little active support, his family said, leaving them overwhelmed and unsure of what to do.
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Utah Victim Was Fleeing, Autopsy Finds

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:28pm
Darrien Nathaniel Hunt, a black man who was shot to death by the police, suffered six wounds, all from behind, a private autopsy suggested.
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Arizona Republican Official Resigns After Remarks About Medicaid Recipients

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 9:05pm
Russell Pearce, who had been a polarizing figure on the immigration issue, said he was quoting someone else in calling for birth control for those getting Medicaid.

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U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter From Mexico

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:58pm
Counterterrorism officials said they are far more concerned that a militant will enter the country in a quite typical way: legally, on a commercial airline flight.
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Warning of Terror Risk, Regional Leaders Show Their Focus on Safety

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:56pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Gov. Chris Christie met with the homeland security secretary to review counterterrorism procedures.
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Kerry Says U.S. Is Open to Talking to Iran, Even as Ayatollah Is Dismissive

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:49pm
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at a Paris conference on the Iraqi security crisis, as Iran’s supreme leader said the American plan for bombing ISIS was absurd.
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Op-Ed Contributor: Obama Must Get Congress’s Backing for the Fight Against ISIS

The New York Times - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:36pm
We should not stretch the open-ended 9/11 authorization to cover new airstrikes.

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4 contenders for RSC post

POLITICO - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:14pm
Reps. Cynthia Lummis, Louie Gohmert, Bill Flores and Mick Mulvaney will all appear on the ballot.
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