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U.S. troops could be headed back to Baghdad

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Syria | Airstrikes will not stop despite threats to another American journalist

Midday Roundup: Finally, talks of peace in Ukraine

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Newsworthy | Talks planned. Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Union officials next week to make an…

Midday Roundup: Another shooting as St. Louis protests continue

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Clashes continue. Police in Ferguson, Mo., a St. Louis suburb, shot and critically wounded another African-American man early Wednesday morning during another…

Midday Roundup: Ukraine turns away sketchy Russian aid convoy

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Newsworthy | Arms or aid? Ukrainian officials announced today they will not allow a Russian convoy of aid to cross the border into the country’s conflict-plagued eastern…

Midday Roundup: Hawaii hunkers down for some wild weekend weather

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Newsworthy | Stocking up. Residents and tourists are bracing for two storms barreling toward Hawaii, as forecasters predict flash floods, mudslides, and big wind gusts.

Midday Roundup: Afghan shooter kills U.S. major general in insider attack

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Newsworthy | Insider attack. An Afghan soldier opened fire at a military training facility today, killing a U.S. Army major general, the highest-ranking officer to die in…

Former White House press secretary James Brady dies

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Obituary | James Brady, the former White House press secretary injured during an assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan in 1981, died today at age 73. After being shot…

Missionary doctor arrives in Atlanta for Ebola treatment

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Health | Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the American missionaries infected with Ebola while working in Liberia, arrived in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. The private medical…

Midday Roundup: American missionary with Ebola in ‘grave condition’

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Newsworthy | Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in “grave condition”and is…

4th Circuit: Virginia gay marriage ban an ‘impermissible infringement’

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Marriage | A federal court in Virginia struck down that state’s traditional marriage law this morning, striding lock-step with other courts who have ruled same-sex…

Another ruling undercuts traditional marriage in Colorado

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Marriage | A federal judge in Denver struck down Colorado’s traditional marriage law on Wednesday, following a precedent set by a state judge earlier this…

Midday Roundup: Separatists shoot down Ukrainian fighter jets

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Newsworthy | More downed planes. Ukrainian officials say two of the country’s fighter jets have been shot down as clashes with pro-Russian separatists in the east…

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