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With Initial U.S. Airstrikes A Success, Will They Expand?

The U.S. continues to mount airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq, but some analysts say the campaign is not broad enough.

Iceland Ups Aviation Warning As Volcano Rumbles

Bardarbunga, a volcano in the center of the island nation, has experienced a sub-glacial eruption and could begin sending steam and ash skyward if it melts through the ice, scientists warn.

Russian Convoy Leaves Ukraine After Reportedly Delivering Aid

Kiev and Moscow confirm that the convoy, which crossed the border into rebel-held territory on Friday without permission, is exiting Ukrainian territory.

Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

The protests were largely peaceful in the St. Louis suburb for a third consecutive night.

Photo Released Of Chinese Fighter That Buzzed U.S. Navy Plane

Pentagon officials have identified the Chinese jet that made a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft as an Su-27.

Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

Budget Cuts Threaten A Unique Alabama Prison Education Program

The state has some of the country's most overcrowded and troubled prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program that prison officials are fighting to save from budget slashes.

China's Pollution Crisis Inspires An Unsettling Art Exhibit

With grand, provocative installations, Cai Guo-Qiang addresses the degradation of the country's environment in a popular exhibit at a Shanghai art museum.

Scotland's Independence Vote And The Fate Of Britain's Nuclear Subs

The Scottish vote next month but it's not entirely clear whether they would keep the pound and the BBC. And then there's the naval base with Britain's nuclear subs.

A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.

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