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Obama sends more U.S. troops to Iraq for fight against ISIL

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450 more troops will join the 3,100 troops that are already there in a training and advisory role. Continue reading

Iran's nuclear negotiating committee arrive in Tehran

U.S. and Iran reach framework for nuclear agreement

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Iran, the U.S. and five other nations reached agreement last week on the outlines of a deal that would limit Iran’s nuclear capacity for the next 15 years. Continue reading

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Does My Brother’s Keeper leave out young women of color?

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The White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has hit its one-year mark working to improve prospects and correct inequalities for young men of color, but some criticize the program for its focus on males. Continue reading

Obama shakes hands with Ghani after their joint news conference at the White House in Washington

Newly elected Afghan president visits U.S. to rebuild relations

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s first official visit to the U.S. underscored a changing relationship between the two countries and an increased focus on security. Continue reading

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu campaigns in Ashkelon

Israeli prime minister Netanyahu re-elected

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The re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised questions about the future of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Continue reading

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