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The U.S. now has permission to use a Turkish air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, U.S. officials say.
It's not really hotel. It's a van, parked on the East River. But it's cheap.
The women motorcyclist became trapped under the vehicle in an accident. Passers-by and emergency responders literally took matters into their hands and lifted the car, freeing the woman.
When President Obama was elected in 2008, Kenyans rejoiced. U.S.-Kenya relations have had ups and downs since then. Kenyans now eagerly await Obama's first presidential visit to his father's homeland.
Secretaries Kerry, Munoz and Lew defend the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill Thursday before a panel that includes several skeptical lawmakers, including two Republican presidential candidates.
Once inspectors determine that Iran is abiding by a nuclear deal, United Nations and European Union sanctions will be lifted. But some Iranians will remain on U.S. sanctions lists.