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U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Washington.
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February 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to declare near-total triumph over the Islamic State group in Syria in his State of the Union address Tuesday, but U.S. defense officials are increasingly fearful that the militants are simply biding their...
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Syria
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January 18, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Barbara Starr and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The Department of Defense has identified three of the four Americans killed in Syria on Wednesday. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon M. Kent, 35, of...
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Stack of smart phones
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November 14, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How often do you check your phone? According to U.S. edition of Deloitte's " 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey ," Americans view their smartphones an average of 52 times a day. Still, most people don't feel they spend too much time on their phones — only about 39...
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In this March 17, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington.
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October 25, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Juana Summers, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll. Few Americans believe...
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Political divide
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September 26, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Engaged? Check. Anxious? Check. With weeks to go until the November midterm elections, more young Americans are interested but, according to a new poll, they're also feeling more anxious about the results. A poll released Wednesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...
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In this March 18, 2014 file photo, voters cast their ballots in Hinsdale, Ill.
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July 30, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Laurie Kellman and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the...
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Millennials and the Great Recession
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May 23, 2018 - 1:17 pm
By Tami Luhby (CNN Money) -- Some Millennials may never get over the Great Recession. The net worth of a typical family headed by someone born in the 1980s was 34% below what was expected, according to a new Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis study titled "A Lost Generation?" What's worse, the...
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