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White House Wednesday, standardized testing through smartphones, Summer Vacations and Destinations
Today’s news and a profile of U.S. Senator Rand Paul as a 2016 potential presidential candidate, plus: technology correspondent Michael Cochrane discusses advancements in standardized testing, a trip to Athens, GA for the TW&E series Summer Vacations and Destinations, and more
ISIS: President Obama has authorized the use of reconnaissance drones in Syria to identify ISIS targets.
James Foley: Unnamed Pentagon sources are saying that because of politics, President Obama waited 30 days to approve a rescue mission for kidnapped American journalist James Foley.
IRS: Judicial Watch says Lois Lerner’s emails may exist after all, but her blackberry probably does not.
Avoiding taxes: The administration has been beating up Burger King this week on a report that the company is buying a Canadian donut chain to avoid U.S. taxes.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group business reporter Warren Cole Smith reports that Wall Street's record-setting rally continued Tuesday.
White House Wednesday: Rand Paul
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is highlighted as a potential 2016 presidential candidate.
Standardized testing via smartphone?
Michael Cochrane covers science and technology stories for WORLD News Group.