The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
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March 2, 2015
Netanyahu Overshadows His Own Speech to Congress

A partisan debate over the terms of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the U.S. threatens to obscure his message

Iraq Begins Assault on ISIS

Iraqi on Monday began a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State extremist group, state TV said

New England Braces for More Snow

Another 4 to 6 in. of snowfall is expected to fall in Massachusetts early on Monday, delaying any hope of respite from the historic cold and snow

Jeb Bush Runs the Gauntlet

The man who once said Republicans should “lose the primary to win the general election” is nonetheless aiming to establish his credentials in a way that minimizes the ideological protest against his candidacy from the right. But the fight is far from over

Fifty Shades Is on Track to Earn $500 Million

It has also become Universal Studios’ highest-grossing R-rated film internationally

Los Angeles Police Fatally Shoot Homeless Man

The shooting is the latest in a recent series of fatal police shootings around the country.

Thousands March in Moscow to Mourn Slain Putin Foe

Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday under a gray Moscow sky in honor of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition figure who was gunned down Friday night mere steps from the Kremlin

Watch ISS Astronauts Complete Their 3rd Spacewalk in 8 Days

They were helping to set up antenna that future space taxis will use to dock with the ISS

Suspect Held in Atheist Blogger’s Murder

Avijit Roy was hacked to death in Dhaka last week

How Waffle House Could Replace Your Post Office

The southern breakfast favorite is taking part in the Uber delivery

New Treatment for Migraines Shows Promise

Researchers say the procedure can drastically reduce pain and sensitivity to migraine triggers

Afghan Army Takes On Taliban in 1st Solo Offensive

The Afghan army hopes to prove it can rout the Taliban without the aid of the U.S. or NATO troops

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