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Pentagon Says Drone Strike Killed Leader Of Militant Group Al-Shabab

The United States launched airstrikes in Somalia on Monday targeting Ahmed Abdi Godane, a co-founder of the al-Qaida affiliate in Somalia.

Hiring Slows In August, But Unemployment Dips To 6.1 Percent

Coming in below expectations, the U.S. economy added 142,000 jobs in August. Still, the survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the unemployment rate dipped a tenth of a percent.

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

Secretary of State John Kerry said the coalition will support U.S. allies on the ground and continue to use airstrikes on militants. Kerry ruled out any "boots on the ground."

NATO Announces 'Rapid-Reaction Force' Amid News Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he and a rebel leader had agreed to a cease-fire, which is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's seven-point plan toward peace.

U.S. Expresses Concern That Syria May Still Have Chemical Weapons

The U.N. official in charge of coordinating the removal of Syria's chemical stockpile said they found discrepancies in the country's accounting of its arsenal.

Holder Says Ferguson Probe Will Look For Source Of Police Mistrust

The Justice Department investigation is likely to last for months and could result in a court-enforceable agreement to improve things like hiring and training of police in the Missouri city.

Replacing An Ambulance With A Station Wagon

There's nothing like an ambulance when you really need one, but they're expensive, and a lot of people who call an ambulance would actually be better served with a different, cheaper kind of care.

In Market Basket's Win, Did Workers Change The Game?

Thousands of workers for the supermarket chain forced the company to back down and restore its CEO. One expert says the labor movement needs to be as creative as those workers to win the next fight.

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