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Obama postpones Congress Syria vote

President Obama has asked Congress to delay a vote on authorizing a U.S. attack on Syria, and Americans opposed to the attack emphasize the importance of continuing public pressure on Congress and the White House for a diplomatic solution.

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Documents reveal sexual assaults in military a growing epidemic

Up to 26,000 military members may have been sexually assaulted last year, according to a troubling new estimate, which comes just days after the Air Force's head of sexual assault prevention was arrested for groping a woman.

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Today in black history: Du Bois organized Pan African Congress

W.E.B. Du Bois was an early proponent of Pan-Africanism and helped organize several Pan-African Congresses to free African colonies from European powers. The first of those was on Feb. 19,1919.

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In final debate, voters say Obama won decisively

Of the more than 500 uncommitted voters polled after viewing last night's presidential debate, 53% said President Barack Obama won, while only 23% gave it to GOP opponent Mitt Romney.

Marine's father deported week after Afghanistan deployment

A young Marine from Oak Cliff found out, a week after being deployed to Afghanistan, that his father had been deported to Mexico!

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Today in labor history: First woman joins the Marines

The first to do so was Opha Mae Johnson.

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Protesters shut down recruiting center

They protested the killing of 17 civilians by a U.S. soldier earlier in the month and other atrocities against Afghan civilians, and demanded an end to nearly eleven years of war.

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Foxhole atheists score victories, fight on

They fight for your rights and freedoms, including the right to freedom of -- and from -- religion. Now they are fighting for their own.

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City Council OKs community benefits for Oakland Army Base project

A new chapter opened in the long saga of efforts to redevelop the former Oakland Army Base, as the City Council approved guiding principles.

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Bradley Manning faces life imprisonment in whistleblower case

Oklahomans are paying particular attention to the case of PFC Bradley Manning, an Oklahoma native. Hearings on his case  commenced at Fort Meade, Md., last month.

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