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U.S. launches first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

cbsnews.com — The U.S. launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria
Sep 23, 2014

RT @CBSNews: "The US has launched nearly 200 strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq." New strikes in Syria: cbsn.ws/1rjGxJ2 pic.twitter.com/zaDBdyqaaw

Sep 22, 2014

RT @CBSNews: "The US has launched nearly 200 strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq." New strikes in Syria: cbsn.ws/1rjGxJ2 pic.twitter.com/zaDBdyqaaw

Sep 22, 2014

RT @CBSNews: "The US has launched nearly 200 strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq." New strikes in Syria: cbsn.ws/1rjGxJ2 pic.twitter.com/zaDBdyqaaw

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U.S. begins airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

cbsnews.com — The U.S. military has begun airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, CBS News has reported. Since Aug. 8, the U.S. has launched nearly 200 strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq. That increased military assistance, including the deployment of more than 1,600 U.S. advisers, has helped Iraqi and Kurdish security forces stem the tide of ISIS' advance, though serious challenges remain.
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Northern California wildfire burns area larger than Atlanta

cbsnews.com — An army of firefighters is making some progress in battling a huge wildfire in Northern California. The King Fire has burned 136 square miles, and nearly 3,000 people remain on evacuation orders. Carter Evans met a couple who lost nearly everything they had.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @carterevans: My sad story tonight: Northern California wildfire burns area larger than Atlanta, dozens lose their homes cbsnews.com/videos/norther…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @carterevans: My sad story tonight: Northern California wildfire burns area larger than Atlanta, dozens lose their homes cbsnews.com/videos/norther…

Sep 22, 2014

My sad story tonight: Northern California wildfire burns area larger than Atlanta, dozens lose their homes cbsnews.com/videos/norther…

An EMT grows in Brooklyn

cbsnews.com — BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Volunteers from the Bedford-Stuyvesant Ambulance Corps are trained to expect the worse. In this Brooklyn neighborhood, shootings and stabbings occur regularly. "Your job is to try to resuscitate them bring them back to life and then let the emergency room work on them," says, James Robinson.

Reporter drops F-bomb on live TV, quits in the name of marijuana

cbsnews.com — A local TV news reporter in Anchorage, Alaska quit her job Sunday night in dramatic fashion - delivering the news live on the air and dropping an F-bomb for good measure.
Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

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King Abdullah II: "This is truly a global fight against terror"

cbsnews.com — America's key Arab ally in this fight is Jordan and we spoke to Jordan's King Abdullah II in New York before the U.N. General Assembly meeting. The king sees the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). as part of a larger crisis.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @CBSEveningNews: "This is truly a global fight against terror." Jordan's King Abdullah on ISIS: cbsn.ws/1sVoMwq pic.twitter.com/RwL4T43qDA

Sep 22, 2014

RT @CBSEveningNews: "This is truly a global fight against terror." Jordan's King Abdullah on ISIS: cbsn.ws/1sVoMwq pic.twitter.com/RwL4T43qDA

Oldest surviving film of black actors found

cbsnews.com — African-American actors Odessa Warren Grey and Bert Williams are seen in rushes shot in 1913 by Biograph Studios. The Museum of Modern Art in New York City has announced that the previously-unidentified footage, recently studied by curators at...
Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

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China fireworks factory explosion kills 12

cbsnews.com — Officials say 33 others were injured and two more were missing in the accident in Hunan province

Omar Gonzales, accused White House intruder, makes court appearance

cbsnews.com — A former soldier accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House carrying a knife had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car, a prosecutor said Monday. Omar J. Gonzalez made his initial appearance in the U.S. District Court.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Accused WH intruder had more than 800 rounds of ammo in his car when he was caught cbsn.ws/1r167Uh

Sep 22, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Accused WH intruder had more than 800 rounds of ammo in his car when he was caught cbsn.ws/1r167Uh

Flash Points: Does the U.S. have the intelligence needed to fight ISIS?

cbsnews.com — CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the intelligence that's driving U.S. efforts to push back ISIS extremists in Iraq and Syria.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @JCZarate1: US needs better intell to execute strategy vs. ISIS. "Long pole in tent" for this war. Watch @CBSNews/Flashpoints: cbsn.ws/1wGVaGW.