Elections 2012 Issues: Education

  • U.S. Military Releases Video Of F-22 Strike Against ISIS

    The Pentagon on Tuesday released an image of the Syrian-based ISIS command center targeted by the first F-22 Raptors ever used in actual combat, along with a video of the successful strike. (RELATED: U.S. Uses F-22 Stealth Fighters For The First Time

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  • Russia Condemns U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS and al-Qaeda; Assad Approves

    In the wake of the first American-led airstrikes against Islamic State forces in Syria, we're learning that the operation did not just focus on ISIS installations and its oil trade, but also the al-Nusra Front as well. According to Reuters, strikes against the al Qaeda-linked group in northern…

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  • Denver area students walk out of school in protest

    Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would…

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  • Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson

    Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has become sacred to many in Ferguson and others nationwide focused on interactions between minorities and police. How the fire happened wasn't immediately clear, but it…

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  • Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner

    Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" matriarch filed for divorce on Monday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair's relationship and its troubles have been featured prominently on the…

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  • Florida man admits to killing family in 911 call

    With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself.

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  • Obama offers pregnant Chelsea his motorcade

    President Barack Obama offered heavily pregnant Chelsea Clinton his motorcade Tuesday, in case she needed to speed through New York City gridlock to give birth. Obama showed no signs of strain, hours after unleashing the latest US Middle East war, in Syria, and was in a jovial mood, at the annual…

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  • Khorasan group was planning 'major' attacks: US

    A US-led air attack against jihadists in Syria targeted Al-Qaeda's Khorasan group because it was on the verge of carrying out "major attacks" against the West, the US military said Tuesday. The Americans pounded Khorasan targets in Syria with Tomahawk cruise missiles to counter the mounting threat…

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    Shooting at Alabama UPS facility (8 photos)

    Police say the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier. Police Lt. Sean Edwards said Tuesday that one of the victims had been a supervisor at the warehouse. Neither the

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  • Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

    Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer. The deaths of the two suspects,…

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  • He’s the World’s Biggest TV Star

    Kerry Washington, Sofía Vergara, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen DeGeneres—hell, even Kim Kardashian—all have held up their end of the bargain. NCIS, which stands for Naval Criminal Investigative Service, is not only the third most popular show on TV (just behind Sunday Night…

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  • New York man jailed 23 years dies after wrongful conviction case

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man who spent more than two decades in prison for a murder he was later cleared of died shortly after filing a $124 million lawsuit against the city, his lawyer said on Monday. William Lopez was convicted in 1989 of gunning down a suspected drug…

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  • Fired UPS worker kills two supervisors, self, in Alabama shooting

    By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - A recently-fired UPS employee on Tuesday shot dead two supervisors at the company facility where he had worked in Birmingham, Alabama before turning the gun on himself, police said. The shooting occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m. at a large,…

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    Driver In Crash That Killed Five Didn`t Have License

    The coroner said the driver responsible for a deadly crash in the Poconos didn`t have a license. He said she was killed along with her three brothers and daughter.

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  • Australian counterterror officer shoots man dead

    A suspected terrorist was shot dead and two counterterrorism police were stabbed Tuesday in a confrontation in Australia's second largest city that some experts suspect is inspired by the Islamic State group's call to supporters to wage terror in their home countries. An Australian Federal Police…

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  • US-backed rebel group criticises Syria strikes

    A Syrian rebel group that has reportedly received weapons from the United States criticised air strikes Tuesday by a US-led coalition against jihadists in the war-torn country. The Hazm Movement, in a statement posted on their Twitter account, said the strikes would undermine the armed opposition…

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  • NASCAR sets testing ban that includes Daytona 500

    NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions. The only testing allowed next season will be sessions conducted by NASCAR or…

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