Officials said there are growing doubts about what the fighters can achieve because of Russia’s intervention, and President Obama now seems inclined to leave the fate of the CIA program, which has been the centerpiece of U.S. strategy, up to the next occupant of the White House.
The group of anarchists, hackers, libertarians and Web geeks sets policy through online polls and offered Edward Snowden a new home. And a Pirate victory in Iceland this week would add to a string of once-impossible election results in the West.
As more women and children attempt to cross illegally, Border Patrol has stepped up efforts to hire female agents who can put the migrants at ease. As one of the few women among 17,500 agents, Raquel Medina struggles with proving she can back up men and not looking weak to people she detains.
Convinced the outcome of the election will determine whether they can secure a path to citizenship in the country they've known since childhood, undocumented immigrants are trying to turn out the vote in Northern Virginia for Hillary Clinton.
In an election year dominated by anti-establishment sentiment, an unlikely coalition has emerged in the left-leaning county filled with people who like government and many who make their living from it.
As thousands of people stream out of Mosul, officials are raising security concerns about the possibility of more strikes like those in Paris and Brussels, which were carried out by locally born attackers.
The elusive Murray — "if I don't answer the phone for a while, maybe they'll just move on" — is scheduled to accept the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor tonight. And Dylan has yet to respond to the Swedish Academy, which awarded him the Nobel in literature.
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