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Lawmakers push ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

Lawmakers began debating legislation to arm and train rebels who oppose both ISIS militants and Syria's government.

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GM offers compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.

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Apple receives record orders for new iPhone

Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.

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U.S. to help train people to spot potential violent extremists

The U.S. government launched a program to stop radicalized young people joining extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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Minimum-wage hike finds hope in the heartland

The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.

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Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive tomorrow

The President is expected to detail a plan to boost America's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak.

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France opens Iraq conference urging ‘global’ fight against ISIS

French President Francois Hollande called for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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SUVs, smoke detectors among this week’s recalls

Ford and Toyota are among the companies that have issued recalls this week.

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Top Republicans back Obama’s plan to combat ISIS

Republican leaders who support the plans must unite factions within their party.

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Woman arrested after 3 dead babies found in filthy Mass. home

Police arrested 31-year-old Erika Murray on charges she misled a police investigation into the incident at the house.

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Ohio high school shooter recaptured after prison escape

A teen serving a life sentence for fatally shooting three Cleveland-area high school students in 2012 was caught after scaling a fence to escape.

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Obama, victims’ families pause to remember 9/11

Victims' relatives gathered in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania to commemorate those killed 13 years ago.

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PHOTOS: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, America paused to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Senators urge Burger King to ditch move to Canada

Lawmakers want Burger King to scrap plans to move its tax domicile to Canada as part of a deal to buy Tim Hortons.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the militant group.

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Now open, 9/11 museum sees influx of new artifacts

Four months after opening, the National September 11 Memorial Museum has gotten more than 100 new items from victims' families and survivors.

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WATCH: Building the 9/11 memorial

See 10 years of building the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in just 3 minutes.

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ISIS strategy includes support for Syrian opposition, Iraq

The White House says Obama will "pursue a comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant organization.

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U.S. job openings stay near 13-year high; hiring up

Companies have stepped up hiring to the fastest pace in nearly seven years.

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4 homers propel Mariners over Astros 10-5

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, right, follows the flight of his two-run single off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 9, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Willie Bloomquist, and John Buck scored on the hit. Catching for the Rays is Jose Molina.

Dustin Ackley hit two solo homers, and Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit three-run shots in a seven-run fourth inning as the Seattle Mariners cruised to a 10-5 win over the Houston Astros.

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Florida State suspends Winston for entire game against Clemson

Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship NCAA football game between Florida State and Duke in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday.

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WWU men’s golf leads at Saint Martin’s

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Western Washington University holds a five-shot lead after 36 holes Friday at the Saint Martin's University Invitational Men's Golf Tournament.