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Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 7:18 PM

U.S. Launches 1st Airstrikes on ISIS Near Baghdad

The U.S. launched an airstrike against ISIS near Baghdad on Monday — a move that a defense official told NBC News marked the start of the intensifying offensive by Washington against the Islamist militant group in Iraq. The U.S. attack hit an ISIS fighting position southwest of the capital in support of the Iraqi security forces, defense officials said. This specific airstrike was more offensive in nature and was not triggered by any advance of ISIS toward the Iraqi capital, the official said. Read »
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:34 PM

Alibaba to Raise IPO Price Range: Source

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Community Holds Vigil to Honor Jones Children

Three South Carolina churches held a vigil Monday night for the five siblings allegedly murdered by their father and dumped in the Alabama woods, NBC News reported. Mourners sang “Amazing Grace” and shed tears for the slain children while huddling in a darkened sanctuary lit only by candles. Investigators say 32-year-old Timothy Ray Jones Jr. murdered the children at his home sometime after Aug. 28, and then drove their bodies across three states before ditching the remains in garbage bags in a clearing off an Alabama highway. Read »
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 1:09 PM

What to Know: Scotland's Independence Referendum

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Latest ISIS Beheading Is a Warning to Turkey

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 11:48 AM

GM to Pay Compensation for 19 Faulty Ignition Switch Deaths

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Two Vietnam Vets Awarded Medal of Honor

President Obama recognized two Vietnam veterans with the Medal of Honor on Monday -- nearly a half a century after they served. Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins served in the military for 22 years and was awarded for rescuing injured soldiers amid enemy fire during his second combat tour in 1961. Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat was killed in action in 1970 when he picked up a hand grenade as it was about to detonate, in an effort to save surrounding soldiers. His brother accepted the medal on his behalf. See Sloat's brother accept his award here. Read »
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 11:48 AM

NFL Team of Four Women to Combat Domestic Violence

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Watch: Obama Awards Medal of Honor

President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat. Check here for a live stream at 1:50 p.m. ET. Read »
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 8:51 AM

2 Tourists Killed With Hoe on Thai Beach: Cops

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd he is "thinking" about running for president. The comments from the Vermont senator came as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton generated buzz about her own plans with an appearance in Iowa — her first since her failed 2008 presidential campaign. Read »
Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 7:06 AM

Boko Haram Declares Own Caliphate in Nigeria

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 6:05 AM

"No Time to Lose": World Leaders Gather at ISIS Summit

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:09 AM

Powerful Hurricane Odile Slams Mexico Resort City

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 5:28 PM

"I'm Back": Hillary Clinton Drops 2016 Hints in Iowa

Hillary Clinton showed up in Iowa on Sunday to cheers from thousands of supports wearing "Ready for Hillary" buttons. Although her appearance was to honor Democratic U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, who is retiring, it was the former Secretary of State who stole the show. “Hello, Iowa, I’m back," she said at the start of her speech, an unsubtle reminder that it's been seven years since she last visited the state as a presidential candidate. She even hinted that she might run again in 2016: “It’s true, I’m thinking about it. But for today, that’s not why I’m here.” Read »