Members of protest group CodePink interrupt a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing

(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

September 16, 2014 - News National/International

Dempsey Won’t Rule Out The Use Of Ground Forces

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says that under certain circumstances he would recommend deploying ground forces to Iraq.


September 16, 2014 - News Local/State

New Subpoena Issued For Ill. Anti-Violence Program

Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena seeking records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, state officials confirmed Tuesday.


September 16, 2014 - News Local/State

E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities.


September 16, 2014 - News Local/State

Chancellor Regrets Uproar Over Prof. Salaita

University of Illinois Urbana Phyllis Wise told a committee of faculty leaders Monday that she regretted the uproar caused by the decision not hire a professor whose Twitter messages were considered by some to be anti-Semitic.


Workers unload medical supplies from a USAID cargo plans in Liberia in August.

(John Moore/Getty Images)

September 16, 2014 - News National/International

Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.


September 16, 2014 - News National/International

Discussing Arming Syria Rebels

The U.S. House could vote as early as Wednesday on whether to authorize arming and training moderate Syrian rebels in a mission to destroy the Islamic State militant group.


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