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Health care workers from the organization prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea, in this Friday, March 28, 2014, file photo provided by MSF, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders). (AP Photo/Kjell Gunnar Beraas, MSF) ** FILE **

Ebola education team killed in Guinea, dumped in village latrine

An eight-man team sent to educate people in southern Guinea about the Ebola virus was killed on Tuesday and dumped in a village latrine. The group included medical officers, journalists, local administers and a preacher. Published September 19, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Assad has broken chemical weapons agreement: Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry told members of Congress on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Assad has violated the chemical weapons agreement he agreed to earlier this year. Published September 18, 2014

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FBI's new facial recognition program is fully operational

The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) System is now fully operational. The powerful facial recognition program that started development in 2011 will now be accessible to various law enforcement agencies. Published September 17, 2014

The old Lost River Voyage dock at Silver Springs State Park in Silver Springs, Florida is shown on Tuesday  Sept. 28, 2014. The park is trying to decide what to do with the the dock, which is also an old Sea Hunt set. The State took over operation of the historic tourist attraction on Oct. 1, 2013. The park service has spent the year renovating, returning the park to a more natural state. (AP Photo/The Ocala Star-Banner, Alan Youngblood)


The Air Force believes that the prep work has been done on building the next long range stealth bomber and that it's time to start "heavy lifting" on the project within the next year. Published September 16, 2014

A fighter from the Islamic State group, armed with a knife and an automatic weapon, next to captured Syrian army soldiers and officers, following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria, Aug. 27, 2014. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama airstrike threat in Syria prompts Islamic State to go underground

Members of the Islamic State group operating out of Syria have responded to the threat of U.S. airstrikes by going underground. The streets in Raqqa have been cleared of vehicles and the group's assets have been redeployed to minimize exposure to western intelligence agencies. Published September 16, 2014