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  • Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances

    Baghdad residents persevere as Islamic State advances
    The looming advance of Islamic State fighters west of Baghdad and the persistent drumbeat of suicide car bombings here have imparted a sense of menace and foreboding in the Iraqi capital. But the daily pulse of city life continues unabated along...
  • Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani, Syria, but militants hit Iraq

    Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani, Syria, but militants hit Iraq
    Kurdish defenders held off Islamic State militants in Syria's border town of Kobani on Sunday, but the fighters struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds in the north and assassinating a provincial police commander in the west. The...
  • Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises

    Mark L. Goldstein: Middle East peace requires Palestinian compromises
    In his recent Your View, professor Gary Olson parrots a laundry list criticizing Israel's settlement policy. His use of vitriolic rhetoric intends to portray Israelis as insincere in their negotiations toward a two-state solution. Using such words as...
  • International Emmy Awards: U.S. Spanish-Language Programs Nab First Nominations

    Telemundo and Nat Geo Mundo have nabbed the first nominations for International Emmy Awards in the newly created category for U.S.-produced non-English programs. Telemundo received three noms for hit telenovelas: "Pasion Prohibida," "La Patrona" and...
  • Texas death shows that with Ebola, we're all Liberians now

    WASHINGTON — Ebola is a nightmare disease that travel restrictions cannot keep out. The correct response should be urgent concern — not panic — and an all-out crusade to extinguish the West Africa outbreak of the deadly virus at its...
  • Obama is right to beware the military-industrial complex [Letter]

    Obama is right to beware the military-industrial complex [Letter]
    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has criticized President Barack Obama as a person who often "avoids the battle" and says Mr. Obama's efforts have been to "steer the country away from costly and ineffective wars." I say thank God for a return to...
  • 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...
  • 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...