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Chicago Protesters Block High-End Stores, Demanding Inquiry Into Shooting

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

City and federal investigators showed a lack of urgency in dealing with the case, critics say. Local columnist and editor Carol Marin pins part of the blame on "the feds" and President Obama.

Russia, France Agree To Cooperate In The Fight Against ISIS

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

In the last leg of his tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Attack On MSF Hospital A 'Tragic But Avoidable Accident,' Pentagon Finds

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The Oct. 3 airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders facility — which killed at least 30 people — was found to be the result of human error, compounded by faulty equipment and communication failures.

Government Can Keep Memos Justifying Drone Strikes Secret, Court Rules

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Unlike in an earlier case involving Anwar al-Awlaki, the federal appeals court panel says, the government has not already revealed the contents of these memos through other public channels.

Invited By Obama To 'Pop Off,' John McCain Just Did

last weekNews : The Two-Way

In an interview with Morning Edition, the Republican senator criticized the administration's strategy against ISIS, following the president's remarks Monday.

Latest On Paris Attacks: French War Planes Keep Pounding ISIS In Syria

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Police are still on the hunt for an eighth suspect. Belgium cancelled a football match and raised its security alert. Meanwhile, Secretary John Kerry met with French President François Hollande.

'The Oatmeal' Remembers 'Star Trek' Creator's Heroic Plane Crash Rescue

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Many people were moved last week by an online comic on a site called "The Oatmeal." It was illustrated and written by Matthew Inman and tells the story of a heroic rescue after a plane crash in 1947.

Lawmakers Call For Army To Investigate Misconduct Discharges Of Service Members

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Citing reports by NPR and Colorado Public Radio, 12 senators want the Army to investigate the discharges of tens of thousands of troops with mental health disorders.

Diplomats From Iran, U.S., And Other Nations Discuss Crisis In Syria

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Much of the difficulty lies in finding a solution to the civil war and humanitarian crisis in Syria that's acceptable to all parties – both within and outside of Syria.

Westboro Baptist Church Picketed Kim Davis For 'Enabling Fag Marriage'

last monthNews : Huffington Post

As previously promised, members of the Westboro Baptist Church were on the ground this morning picketing outside of Kentucky's Rowan County courthouse. Their target? Beleaguered county clerk Kim Davis, who has defiantly refused to issue...Show More Summary

How Tunisia's 'Quartet' Saved A Country From Civil War And Won The Nobel Peace Prize

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Before the Quartet was formed, Tunisia seemed doomed to walk the same path of violence, retributions and political chaos that had wreaked havoc in Egypt.

A Legal Loophole May Have Cost This Woman Her Life

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

From the outside looking in, Monica Weber-Jeter was far from isolated. The 35-year-old kept busy with five school-aged children, and worked at a bustling oncology clinic as a medical assistant. Her mom, her two older sisters and herShow More Summary

1918: Private Harry James Knight, deserter

2 months agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

“Owing to the state of my nerves, I find that I cannot carry on as I should. I’ve tried my best all through but four years has been a little too much.” -British Private Harry James Knight of the The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment 1st Battalion — shot as a deserter on October 6, […]

18 Dams Breached And Death Toll Rises In S.C. Flooding

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

As he announced those conditions this morning — and showed a live picture of downtown Columbia under sunny skies — TV meteorologist Tim Miller got a bit emotional.

An Airplane Captain Dies in Flight

2 months agoNews : James Fallows

Early Monday morning the captain of an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Boston died while at the controls. Mary Grady of AVWeb has a story about the episode and the plane’s emergency diversion to Syracuse, under the control of...Show More Summary

South Carolina Copes With Deadly Flooding: 'Something We've Never Seen Before'

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

A curfew was in effect in Columbia last night, and on Monday, officials are again urging people to stay off the roads. Parts of the city got more than a foot of rain Sunday.

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