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Speaking at a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said some militants in Afghanistan are adopting the label of Islamic State because of the "inspiration...that they crave."

Rahm Emanuel: 'I can rub people the wrong way'

Chicago mayoral candidate and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel ran this ad, in which he says, "I can rub people the wrong way, I can talk when I should listen. I own that, but I’m driven to make a difference."

Clinton faces scrutiny for private email use

Hillary Clinton's office insists there was nothing improper about her use of a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address.

Brown family attorney says Ferguson needs 'solutions'

The attorney for Michael Brown’s family says Ferguson, Mo., needs solutions after a Justice Department report was released saying black residents in Ferguson are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations.

Ukraine: Mine blast kills dozens

Officials in Ukraine say a coal explosion killed dozens of workers on Wednesday in Donetsk. The mine is in an area controlled by pro-Russian rebels who confirm only one death.

Hillary Clinton: Don’t you want to see a woman president?

Hillary Clinton, who is expected to jump into the 2016 presidential election soon, got loud cheers at a speech in Washington, D.C. when she played to suggestions that she will officially run for the White House.

Key moments from Hillary Clinton at EMILY's List gala

Hillary Clinton acknowledged Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and EMILY's List founder Ellen Malcolm for their advocacy work for women's rights during her acceptance speech at the organization's 30th anniversary gala.

Obamacare's new Supreme Court battle

The Affordable Care Act is facing another challenge at the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell, which deals with subsidies for health insurance. The case could cut out a major provision of Obamacare, causing the law to unravel. Here’s what you need to know about the case.

Johnson thanks Congress for passing DHS funding

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson thanked Congress for passing a bill that fully funds the DHS through the 2015 fiscal year.

Airlines to stop shipments of lithium battery

Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause fires during flight.

LAPD: Videos show homeless man reaching for officer’s gun

Police in Los Angeles are reviewing multiple videos in their investigation of a fatal police shooting of a homeless man. Meanwhile, civil rights activists say police used excessive force.

Democrats applaud Netanyahu on 'political theater'

House Democrats expressed their displeasure with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress, calling it a political stunt and "fear mongering."

Netanyahu’s speech in 3 minutes

Here are the highlights from the Israeli prime minister’s speech to Congress, which focused on Iran.

Pussy Riot singer says Nemtsov's murder signals 'new stage' in Russian politics

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says that the murder of Boris Nemtsov, opposition leader and ardent critic of Vladimir Putin, signals a “new stage” in Russian politics.

Obama: Netanyahu said 'nothing new'

After reading a transcript of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks to Congress, President Obama said the prime minister did not offer "any viable alternatives" to a nuclear deal with Iran and the U.S. will continue with the talks.

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Property rights and the pipeline

South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

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In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.

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Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.