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Drone Shot Down Over Israel

Hezbollah has denied responsibility for the incursion into Israeli airspace.

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Hagel Arrives In Egypt After Two-Day Talks In Israel

Hagel has already visited Jordan and will follow with stops in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Reid: Ricin May Have Been Discovered At Air Force Base

The Senate Majority Leader says another potential ricin-laced letter has been discovered at an Air Force base in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Soldiers To Jordan-Syria Border

The Army personnel will consist of largely planners, replacing a similar number of United States forces that have been in Jordan for several months.

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Hagel To Visit Israel, Four Other Mid-East Countries

Hagel will travel to Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.

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Pentagon Requests $220 Million For Israel’s Iron Dome

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel promised his Israeli counterpart, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, in March that the DoD will continue to support the defense missile system.

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Pentagon Cancels Drone Medal

Veteran advocacy groups and lawmakers were upset by the creation of the new medal since it would have precedence over other traditional awards, including the Purple Heart.

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Hagel To Visit Israel

Hagel will be making his first trip to Israel since taking the reins at the Pentagon in late February.

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Defense Secretary: Boston Bombings A Cruel Act Of Terror

Hagel said that when explosive devices are used it is a clear act of terror and vowed that an investigation will determine whether those responsible were foreign or domestic.

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Hagel Receives Resistance From Hill Over Budget Request

Hagel dismissed some lawmakers’ assertion that he received the Secretary position only to make drastic cuts to the defense budget.

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King Abdullah II To Visit White House

The meeting between the two leaders is scheduled for Dec. 5 so that they can discuss ongoing issues in the Middle east.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – November 26, 2014

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UN rights experts urge President Obama to release a report on CIA interrogation practices and new projections of the likelihood of White Christmases until 2100.

Congress Approves Thanksgiving, The First Streetcar Line Opens And Bush Wins Florida

Plus, the first social fraternity is founded, FDR issues nationwide gas rationing and

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – November 26, 2014

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An update on the Ebola fight in Sierra Leone, Syria asks Russia for military support and new research on “major deficiencies” in global cancer care.

Click here for: Wednesday, November 26

● Most with HIV are uncontrolled

● Calorie info coming to a theater near you

● Legislation follows a sneaky path

● Casting light on dark money

● Tax rule changes affect year-end donations

● Can two rights make a wrong?

Education Dept. Announces New Teacher Prep. Evaluation System

The new regulations require states to move towards outcomes rather than inputs, such as new teacher employment, as well as surveys on effective preparation, student learning outcomes