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The President heads overseas to deal with the ISIS threat and other issues

President Obama is overseas to deal with the ISIS threat, and Russia's incursion into Ukraine. More>>

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

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President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted. More>>

Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

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President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in... More>>

King criticizes Obama for abandoning Iraqi air bases, allowing ISIS to advance Video included

Western Iowa congressman Steve King says President Obama's order to abandon two key air bases in Iraq allowed ISIS to advance into that country. More>>

President Obama on ISIS: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

President Barack Obama on Thursday announced Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Middle East to organize a regional response to Islamic militants that are threatening the region. More>>

Rep. Braley discusses college affordability with local students Video included

U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley stopped by Western Iowa Tech on Wednesday, to talk about ways to make college more affordable. More>>

Michigan native Douglas McAuthur McCain killed fighting for ISIS in Syria Video included

An American citizen has been killed in Syria while fighting for the terror group ISIS. More>>

Siouxland students get ready to take part in their first election Video included

As our country's youngest voters are getting ready to take part in their first election, some naturally have questions. On Tuesday, they got answers from a member of Iowa's congressional delegation. KTIV's Brianna Clark has more.
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New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

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Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while... More>>

Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left

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While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" More>>

Perry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around. More>>

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

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For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama... More>>

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

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Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained... More>>

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  • Russia investment fund hides US advisers' names

    Russia investment fund hides US advisers' names

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:12:21 GMT
    Until last weekend, the Russian Direct Investment Fund touted prominent U.S. and European executives who serve on its international advisory board by posting their names on its website. On Tuesday, that list was...More >>
    A $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names...More >>
  • Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

    Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:02:53 GMT
    President Barack Obama is telling the people of West Africa that stopping the spread of Ebola won't be easy, but "we know how to do it."More >>
    President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice of directly...More >>
  • Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:02:49 GMT
    Television ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race have been pulled by both parties' candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.More >>
    Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.More >>
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