U.S. military begins airstrikes in Syria
Updated: 10:45 PM
- The aerial effort against the extremist group Islamic State has been expanded from Iraq into Syria. The Pentagon says the operation involves warplanes from the U.S. and its partners.
Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest
Posted: 4:30 PM
- Saliba said Gonzalez initially tried to flee troopers, weaving and driving onto a highway median.
Lawyer: Mom in hot car death case passed polygraph
Posted: 3:27 PM
- Prosecutors have charged Justin Ross Harris with murder in the boy's June 18 death.
Hagel seeks info on military relationship with NFL
- The military spends millions of dollars a year advertising during NFL games, and there is an agreement allowing the Armed Forces Network to broadcast games to service members overseas. That money goes to television networks, not the NFL.
Army opens Ranger school to women
- Women can now begin volunteering for the course and will also be asked to serve as advisers and observers.
Obama welcomes result of Scottish referendum
- Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum Thursday. Their decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England.
US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight
- Before troops are sent in, Odierno says the Army needs to make sure they are prepared to operate in that environment, which includes health care safety.
Scots decide whether to declare independence
- By day's end, voters in Scotland will have decided the future of their country's union with England -- which has lasted for 307 years.
GA medical center giving free take-home drug tests
- Officials from the Atlanta Medical Center say they're giving parents take-home drug tests as part of a back-to-school substance abuse prevention program.
36 SC stores suspended from lottery sales
- Armstrong says the stores have received a letter about the suspension. About 4,000 businesses in South Carolina sell lottery tickets.
SLED chief: Keep agents' access to death records
- Panel members also discussed another recent court decision that public meetings don't have to have a list of topics to be discussed -- and if they do have an agenda, it can be changed during a meeting.
UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers
- Last year, a last-minute surge in holiday shipments drove up the shipper's costs and hurt its profits.
Lawmakers work to finish up authorization for Syria rebel training
- That reflects a congressional divide between those seeking tougher action than proposed by President Barack Obama, and lawmakers who are weary from more than a decade of U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Atlanta airport resumes normal operations
- Details about the device and potential flight delays weren't immediately available.
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