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OLD FORGE, N.Y. — Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate New York that — like the Republican Party — is struggling to grow. Just 10 weeks after her 30th birthday,...
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters fire on Islamic State militant positions in Northern Iraq. President Obama is expected to seek broader support to arm forces in Syria and possibly begin airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State Group. Photo by...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Health officials reported stark new numbers today in the Ebola outbreak across West Africa.  The World Health Organization said confirmed deaths have reached nearly 2,300 out of 4,200 cases. Meanwhile...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWhat should the U.S. do about the Islamic State? Obama says he has authority for militant campaign Obama outlines ‘next phase’ against Islamic State GWEN IFILL: Now: how to combat the Islamic State group...
Watch VideoRELATED LINKSWhat should the U.S. do about the Islamic State? Obama says he has authority for militant campaign Obama outlines ‘next phase’ against Islamic State GWEN IFILL: The U.S. military has been conducting limited airstrikes against...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSThird U.S. doctor with Ebola lands in Nebraska Why Ebola is proving so hard to contain The world is ‘losing the battle’ to contain Ebola, health official warns JUDY WOODRUFF: In West Africa, doctors are...