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  • History books spark latest Texas classroom battle

    History books spark latest Texas classroom battle

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:22:39 GMT
    As Texas mulls new history textbooks for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers.
    As Texas mulls new history textbooks for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers.
  • Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:13:02 GMT
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...
    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating...
  • Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot

    Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:12:58 GMT
    Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Republican official's decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a...
    Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday about a Republican official's decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a legal...
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  • Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot

    Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:12:58 GMT
    Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Republican official's decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a...
    Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday about a Republican official's decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a legal...
  • Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nominees

    Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nominees

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:02:59 GMT
    Iraqi lawmakers say the country's prime minister has made his decision on the remaining posts in his Cabinet, including the critical positions of interior minister and defense minister.
    Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air...
  • Sides in Scottish referendum make final push

    Sides in Scottish referendum make final push

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:12:41 GMT
    The two sides in Scotland's independence debate scrambled Tuesday to convert undecided voters, with just two days to go until a referendum on separation.
    The two sides in Scotland's independence debate scrambled Tuesday to convert undecided voters, with just two days to go until a referendum on separation.
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