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Military Commander Open to U.S. Troops on Ground to Fight ISIS

The White House quickly responded saying the U.S. will not deploy ground troops in a combat role.

U.S. Gaining Support to Fight ISIS

About 40 nations have agreed to join the coalition against the terror group. Several countries have even pledged ground troops to fight ISIS.

Former FBI AD Reacts to President's ISIS Strategy

He says it's good the President is addressing the need to take on the ISIS threat, but has concerns at the amount of details given in Wednesday's speech.

Mary C. Curtis: Political Implications Of President Obama's Plan To Defeat ISIS

President Obama is coming to prime time with plans to defeat the threat of Isis and discuss what the US intends to do about it, with or without congressional approval. Read More »

President Obama to Address Nation on ISIS Strategy

Wednesday, President Obama will share his plan to deal with ISIS with the entire country. The President met with Congressional leaders Tuesday.

President Obama to Lay Out ISIS Strategy

President Obama will meet with Congressional leaders Tuesday to lay out his strategy to defeat ISIS. He'll tell his plan to the country on Wednesday.

Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis Meet for First Debate

Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and Republican Challenger Thom Tillis met in the first of three debates Wednesday night in Raleigh.

Sotloff Family Speaks Out About ISIS Murder

The White House confirms video showing the beheading of Steven Sotloff is real.

Hundreds Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

Moral Monday on Labor Day has minimum wage at the forefront. Hundreds of people showed up in Uptown Charlotte calling for a rise in North Carolina's minimum wage.

Three Americans Detained in N. Korea 'Getting Desperate'

The Obama Administration says it is doing what it can to secure the releases of three Americans being held in North Korea.

U.S. Halts Air Strikes in Iraq

President Obama says America doesn't have a strategy to deal with the growing threat in the Middle East.

Veterans Skeptical After President Obama's Speech In Charlotte

President Obama faced a tough crowd of veterans in Charlotte Tuesday.

How President Obama's Visit Impacts NC Senate Race

The President's visit comes during a heated Senate race in North Carolina. A campaign that could help swing the balance of power on the Senate floor.

President Obama To Speak In Charlotte Tuesday

While President Obama will be in Charlotte Tuesday to address Veteran Affairs, the visit comes in the midst of multiple controversies, from racial tensions in Ferguson to the escalating crisis in the Middle East.

President Obama to Address Charlotte's American Legion Convention

Congresswoman Kay Hagan wants Obama to address the problems veterans face, including those with VA hospitals across the country.

Supreme Court Puts Virginia Same-Sex Marriages on Hold

The U.S. Supreme Court put the unions on hold Wednesday until it can decide whether they should be legalized nationwide.

President Obama Speaks Out Against ISIS

New U.S. airstrikes Wednesday night against ISIS terrorists in Iraq. The strikes come as President Obama blasts the terror group over the murder of an American journalist.

ISIS Claims to Have Murdered Journalist, Threatens Another

ISIS terrorists claim to have beheaded an American journalist, and are threatening the life of a second journalist.

Iraqi Prime Minister Steps Down

Prime Minster Nouri Al-Maliki is giving up his post. He says he won't be the cause of any bloodshed, and believes his decision to step down will protect the country's interest.

U.S. Considers Evacuating Refugees in Iraq

The White House is considering whether it's feasible to evacuate the 10,000 to 20,000 Iraqis hiding from the militants on a mountain.

U.S. Increases Military Action in Iraq

The United States military is firing off more air strikes against ISIS, also known as ISIL, militants.

President Obama Authorizes Targeted Air Strikes in Iraq

President Obama has authorized U.S. air strikes on Iraq, but says the U.S. will not be getting into another war in the country.

Israel and Hamas Agree on 72-Hour Cease Fire

The truce comes after two deadly attacks in Jerusalem. A pedestrian was killed when a man used a bulldozer to flip over a city bus. A soldier was also killed.

NC Senate Votes on $21.2 Billion Budget

Included are increased funding for kindergarten though college classrooms, and an additional $186 million for a Medicaid contingency reserve.

Mary C. Curtis Talks Same Sex Marriage Ruling In VA Affects Politics in NC

A step forward for supporters of same sex marriage. North Carolina officials say they will stop defending the amendment that bans this kind of union. Read More »