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U.S. fires missiles into Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

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The U.S. launched nearly 60 missiles aimed at strategic air force targets in Syria Thursday night in retaliation for the Syrian’s government’s use of chemical weapons which killed at least 100 civilians on Tuesday. Continue reading

On the 100th anniversary: How World War I changed the world forever

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April 6, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the day Congress declared war and the U.S. entered World War I. Continue reading

Republican health care bill faces opposition from within party

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Republican lawmakers introduced their replacement for former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week, but face opposition from both Democrats and members of their own party as they push to move the bill through committee and into the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. Continue reading

Attorney general recuses himself after meetings with Russia revealed

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday that he will recuse himself from any investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Continue reading

Trump gives first joint address to Congress

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President Donald Trump made his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night. Continue reading

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