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  • Hagel says U.S. close to enlisting Turkey in Islamic State fight

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. was getting closer to reaching a deal with Turkey about training and equipping moderate Syrian rebels inside Turkey's borders for the ongoing campaign against Islamic State militants. Rebel training is already...
  • Triple bombing in northern Iraq kills at least 58 people

    A series of bomb blasts Sunday targeting a compound housing Kurdish security and intelligence forces in the northeast Iraq province of Diyala killed at least 58 people and wounded scores more, according to Iraqi officials. A suicide bomber detonated...
  • Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola

    Laurie Garrett: Five myths about Ebola
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reportedly claimed close to 4,000 lives, and World Health Organization officials believe the true death toll could be far higher. An international response including U.S. military personnel, as well as assistance from...
  • Buying American Is Good Rule For The Feds

    Sen. Chris Murphy is right to want to protect American businesses and jobs from being undercut by cheaper foreign goods. That — and reaping political benefit, no doubt — is why he's long hewed to a "Buy American" agenda. Though he's been...
  • U.S. says high chance of Islamic State reprisal attacks

    U.S. says high chance of Islamic State reprisal attacks
    The United States said on Friday that it sees a higher chance of reprisal attacks on members of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State militant group since they began airstrikes against the fighters last month. In a periodic update of its...
  • Notes and notables

    Love and marriage The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to decide — and it was a momentous decision. On Monday, to the surprise of many, the high court chose not to hear the same-sex marriage dispute. In taking a pass, the court let stand four...
  • Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes

    Islamic State seizes large areas of Syrian town despite air strikes
    Islamic State fighters seized more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitoring group said on Thursday, as U.S.-led air strikes failed to halt their advance and Turkish forces looked on without intervening. With Washington ruling out a...
  • Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested

    Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested
    Fears that the Ebola outbreak will spread globally rose on Thursday with the deteriorating health of an infected Spanish nurse, a British man who died in Macedonia being tested for the virus and more demands by U.S. lawmakers for travel bans. At least 26...
  • Around Town: Examining issue of civil-military divide

    Last week, Joe Puglia addressed in his column the incident where President Obama saluted two Marines with a latte in his right hand. As if the salute were not enough, the video of the salute was uploaded to Instagram by a White House staffer, who...
  • Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contract

    Simulation firm ECS to add jobs with new $29M contract
    Orlando-based Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) has won a new five-year $29 million contract with the U.S. military. The contract expands the role that ECS plays in providing training and simulation for medical services for U.S. Air Force...
  • White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria

    As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish. "Airstrikes alone...