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WASHINGTON — In making the case for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, President Barack Obama is drawing on the doctrine involving the use of American force that he outlined less than three months ago, when it seemed he was trying to avoid potential U.S...
An Iraqi Yazidi girl who fled with her family the violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, stands at at a school where they are taking shelter in the Kurdish city of Dohuk in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, on August 5, 2014. Photo...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: Back in 2005, outside this New Jersey house, a small-time drug dealer was shot multiple times and left near death by the curb. While his story changed a few times, he’d later tell police that the...
President Barack Obama speaks about the U.S. airstrikes and relief supply drops in Iraq from the White House on Thursday, August 7, 2014. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images.) Before leaving on a two-week vacation to Martha’s Vineyard,...
The Crown Inn’s pub in Herefordshire, England, seen in this file photo from September 2005, was raided this week after police received a tip that a missing cup that some believe to be the Holy Grail was seen there. Twelve British police...
Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can improve language and reading skills of disadvantaged children, according to a new study released Friday. Nina Kraus, PhD, a neurobiologist at Northwestern University, found that musical training has...