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Ill Woman Prompts Ebola Scare At The Pentagon

Vehicular and pedestrian traffic around the parking lot was stopped and the woman has been taken to Virginia Hospital Center, Lt. Col. Tom Crosson said in a statement.

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Gen. Austin: We Are Seeing The Desired Effects Against ISIS

ISIS has changed the way it travels and communicates, according to U.S. Central Command.

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Pentagon Announces U.S. Personnel To Treat Liberian Healthcare Workers

The 65 U.S. personnel will be coming from the Dept. of Health and Human Services and will only be treating Liberian healthcare workers if any become infected with Ebola

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Pentagon Does Not Believe Islamic State Has Chemical Weapons

The New York Times reported that nearly 5,000 chemical weapons had been secretly recovered in Iraq over the last decade, causing concern that more may be up for grabs

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Pentagon Briefs Obama On Military Action Against ISIS, Ebola

Speaking at the U.S. military headquarters, Obama said, “I think at a time when there’s so much turbulence in the world, never during my presidency has it become more apparent how good our military is”

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Pentagon: Airstrikes Will Not Save Syrian City From ISIS

“Airstrikes alone will not do this, not going to fix this, not going to save the town of Kobani,” the Pentagon Press Secretary said.

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Pentagon Announces More Troops To Fight Ebola In West Africa

Approximately 100 marines are expected to arrive in Liberia Thursday evening to help resupply medical equipment and provide transportation to U.S. personnel.

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Pentagon Plays Down U.S. Personnel’s Contact With Ebola Patients

The DoD issued a statement of correction after the top military brass leading the Ebola fight suggested that military personnel will be in direct contact with victims.

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White House Says U.S. Is Prepared To Stop Ebola Virus

The White House has stated this week that a travel ban from infected regions would not be useful in the fight against the disease which has ravaged much of West Africa

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U.S. Commander: Taliban Attacks In Afghanistan “Exaggerated”

Recent news of incursions by the Taliban in the Helmand and Nuristan provinces might have been a result of misinformation, says Gen. Campbell.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 21, 2014

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More British army medics deploy to Sierra Leone, Ukraine and Russia talk energy in Brussels and the U.N. elects new members to the Human Rights Council.

Smithsonian Board Meeting Disrupted By Staff Seeking Wage Increases

Government employees protested for increased wages at the Smithsonian's annual Board of Regents meeting at the Smithsonian Hirschorn Museum, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Federal contract workers call for better pay and benefits at the annual Smithsonian Board of Regents meeting on Monday.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 20, 2014

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The U.S. transports Kurdish weapons to Kobani, disturbing reports of sexual violence in South Sudan and a very dirty Beijing Marathon.

Rubio Plans To Pursue Travel Ban Legislation

Rubio plans to introduce the new legislation in November when the Senate returns to session.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 20, 2014

U.N. human rights experts condemn Detroit for shutting off water to residents, Nigeria is declared ‘Ebola-free,’ and Iraqi aid need far outstrips capacity.

Perez Avoids Avoids Attorney General Questions

Perez tried to steer the focus of inquiries back on his current job as the Secretary of Labor.