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Updated at 8:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants unleashing violence in Iraq and Syria and determined to hold territory they have seized across the Middle East, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday.

Updated at 8:55 PM

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) " Jeb Bush and his super PAC have put roughly three times as much money into television advertising as any of his Republican presidential rivals.

Updated at 8:55 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) " A Mexican archaeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads to two sealed chambers, the latest chapter in the search for the as-yet undiscovered tomb of an Aztec ruler.

Updated at 8:55 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announced the birth of their daughter Max as well as plans to donate most of their wealth, or roughly $45 billion, to a new organization that will tackle a broad range of the world's...

Updated at 8:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " As President Barack Obama worked to hammer out a global climate agreement in Paris, Republicans in Congress were moving to block his plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants.

Updated at 8:50 PM

PARIS (AP) " President Barack Obama said Tuesday that parts of the global warming deal being negotiated in Paris should be legally binding on the participating countries, setting up a potential fight with Republicans at home.

Updated at 8:46 PM

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) " Burkina Faso took a step toward strengthening its democracy with the election on Tuesday of Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who will become the West African country's second elected civilian president since it became...

Updated at 8:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A federal appeals court is reconsidering the legality of the only remaining conviction of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who once served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant and media relations secretary.

Updated at 8:39 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " Police officers ducked behind cars as gunshots whizzed through a busy part of downtown Atlanta, killing a South Carolina man who engaged officers in the gunfight, authorities said.

Updated at 8:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " An American-Bangladeshi writer who survived a machete attack by Muslim extremists that killed her husband raised alarm Tuesday about rising intimidation and violence against freedom of expression in the South Asian country.

Updated at 8:25 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent,...

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