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More Than Military Force Needed To Ending Fighting In Anbar

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

American airstrikes pounded Islamic State position in Iraq's Western Anbar province to allow a coalition of tribal fighters and Iraqi forces to make gains.

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With U.S. Open Win, Serena Williams Celebrates 18th Grand Slam

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Steve Inskeep recaps the weekend's U.S. Open results with Courtney Nguyen, contributing tennis writer for Sports Illustrated.

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Obama To Address Nation On Strategy Against Islamic State

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Before speaking to the nation Wednesday, he plans to meet with congressional leaders on Tuesday to try to map out what role the legislative branch should play.

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Invention Allows You To Brush Your Hair And Take A Selfie

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

The Selfie Brush is a normal hairbrush — except that it has a pocket in which you can stick an iPhone.

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Electrolux To Buy General Electric's Appliance Business

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

In taking on GE appliances, Electrolux will more than double its home appliance sales in the U.S. As part of the deal, Electrolux will continue using the GE appliances brand for that product line.

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Low-Cost Clinics Face Challenges Brought On By Obamacare

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

A Minneapolis clinic has closed after providing low-cost care for 42 years. Revenue from paying patients is down 30 percent because the Affordable Care Act has allowed many to buy health insurance.

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Ebola Supply Shipments Delayed By Transportation Issues

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Getting the experts and materiel into West Africa is difficult as many airlines have canceled flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Shipping lines are refusing to dock at the countrys' ports.

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Once Low-Key, U.S. Senate Race In Kansas Suddenly Volatile

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Sen. Pat Roberts was expected to skate to re-election. Republicans now are panicked that he could lose to a well-funded independent candidate, harming the GOP's chances of winning Senate control.

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Poll: Momentum Grows For Scottish Independence From Britain

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

A poll published in Britain over the weekend shows support shifting to favor Scottish independence. With more than a week to go before the referendum, the poll alarms pro-union British politicians.

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Some In Russia Admit Their Troops 'Volunteer' In Ukraine

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.

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Doctors Struggle To Treat Ebola Patients In Liberian Border Town

September 8, 2014 - 5:03am

Much of the attention on the Ebola outbreak has focused on the capital Monrovia, but the situation in the far north, near the border with Guinea, is also causing alarm.

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Archaeologists Chase Private Funds To Preserve Greek Antiquities

September 8, 2014 - 3:25am

The country's prized archaeology sites are suffering, thanks to austerity measures and slashed budgets. But archaeologists face strict laws mandating state ownership of Greece's ancient treasures.

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The Start Of School Is Not The Only Risky Time For Campus Rape

September 8, 2014 - 3:24am

It's sometimes called "the red zone" — the first few weeks of college, when freshman women are more vulnerable to sexual assault. But researchers say it's more complicated than that.

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