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Obama to Offer Climate Change Help

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The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile, as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, in the Gulf, in this handout photograph taken and provided on Sept.  23, 2014.

US, Arab Allies Hit Islamic State Targets in Syria

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Obama to Meet Israeli PM as US Denies Quid Pro Quo With Iran

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Video Prolonged Drought Plagues Oklahoma Farmers

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Used to Kill Cancer Tumori
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September 23, 2014 11:51 AM
There is a new way of killing certain cancer tumors that allows the patient to go home on the same day. Surgeons at the Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California became the first doctors to use this procedure on a patient with the help of high intensity focused ultrasound, or HIFU, and new robotic technology. Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles.
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Parts of western Texas and southwestern Oklahoma have been in drought conditions for several years running and the deficit in rainfall has taken a heavy toll on cotton and grain production. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin says the state has suffered $2 billion in agricultural losses since 2011. There has been rain in recent weeks, but, as VOA’s Greg Flakus reports from Altus, Oklahoma, for most farmers it has been too late.
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Video NASA’s MAVEN Probe Enters Mars Orbit

NASA’s newest Mars probe, called MAVEN, has successfully entered its designated orbit around the Red Planet. Scientists will use its sophisticated instruments to try to learn what happened to the atmosphere Mars had a few billion years ago. VOA’s George Putic has more.
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One hundred thousand protesters took to New York City streets for the People's Climate March. Coming just two days before world leaders meet for the U.N. Climate Summit, demonstrators called for a new political reality to face the threat of a warming planet. VOA's Rosanne Skirble reports.
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This week, the Obama administration will continue efforts to build a broad international coalition against Islamic State militants, also known as ISIL and ISIS, that have seized territory in Iraq and Syria. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, President Barack Obama will address the U.N. General Assembly and lead a special session of the Security Council to rally support for the campaign against the Sunni radicals.
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Each day brings with it new warnings about the deadly Ebola outbreak already blamed for killing more than 2,600 people across West Africa. And while countries and international organizations like the United Nations are starting to come through on promises of help for those most affected, the unprecedented speed with which the virus has spread is raising questions about the international response. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more from Washington.
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A U.S. power company that has been importing natural gas now wants to export it. If approved, its plant in Lusby, Maryland, would likely be the first terminal on the United States East Coast to export liquefied natural gas from American pipelines. While some residents welcome the move because it will create jobs, others oppose it, saying the expansion could be a safety and environmental hazard. VOA’s Deborah Block examines the controversy.
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Video NFL to Improve Personal Conduct Policies

The National Football League says it plans to improve its personal conduct policies following the release of a video showing one of its biggest stars beating his wife unconscious. Zlatica Hoke has more.
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The U.S. National Football League says it plans to improve its personal conduct policies following the release of a video showing one of its biggest stars beating his girlfriend - now wife - unconscious. The league's commissioner vowed to respond better to domestic violence in the future. He spoke as the Obama administration took steps to change the culture of violence against women by encouraging victims to speak up and witnesses, especially men, to intervene. Zlatica Hoke reports.
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Video Iran, World Powers Seek Progress in Nuclear Talks

Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany, known as the P5 + 1, have started a new round of talks on Iran's nuclear program. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports that as the negotiations take place in New York, a U.S. envoy is questioning Iran's commitment to peaceful nuclear activity.
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President Obama goes to the United Nations General Assembly to rally nations to support a coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. He also will look for nations to back his plan to fight the Ebola virus in West Africa. As VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports, Obama’s efforts reflect new moves by the U.S. administration to take a leading role in addressing world crises.
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The U.S. president has ordered the military to intensify its fight against the Islamic State, including in Syria. But how does the military conduct air strikes in a country that is not a U.S. ally? VOA correspondent Carla Babb reports from the Pentagon.
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Video US May Soon Launch Airstrikes on Militants in Syria

The United States has conducted more than 175 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and may soon launch attacks on the group’s stronghold in Syria. But analysts say it could be difficult to develop a military strategy that will not help the besieged government in Damascus. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel reports.
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Video World Leaders to Tackle ISIL, Ebola at UN Meetings

Against the grim backdrop of global terrorism and a deadly health crisis, world leaders will convene in New York this week for their annual gathering at the United Nations General Assembly. As VOA’s Margaret Besheer reports, the terrorist group calling itself the Islamic State and efforts to control the spread of the Ebola virus are expected to dominate discussions.
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Video Ukraine’s President Presses for More US Military Aid

Ukraine’s president is urging the United States to stand with his country as it fights what he says is a war for a free world. Petro Poroshenko used his visit to Washington Thursday to appeal for more military support as Ukrainian troops battle Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east. VOA’s Aru Pande has more from the White House.
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Video Dehydration Is Top Killer of Among Southern Arizona's Migrants

The border separating the United States and Mexico spans 3,200 kilometers from the Gulf of Mexico to Baja California. Yet for the countless undocumented immigrants who attempt to cross each year, the journey is difficult, and often deadly. VOA's Ramon Taylor takes us to southern Arizona, where dehydration among migrants is the number one cause of death.
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Video US Attempts Crackdown on Trafficking Along Southern Border

Nogales, Arizona, is notoriously known as a 'tunnel city,' utilized by drug traffickers to smuggle narcotics into the United States. The U.S. Border patrol and local authorities have responded with new technologies and a heavier presence in the area to help uncover and destroy the tunnels before they are completed. VOA's Ramon Taylor has more from Tucson.

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September 22, 2014 6:34 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in New York and cities around the world Sunday demanding action against global warming at this week's U.N. Climate Summit
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Hundreds of thousands of people marched in New York and cities around the world Sunday demanding action against global warming at this week's U.N. Climate Summit
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President Obama reaffirms support for Ukraine; launches the "It's On Us" program designed to fight sexual assault on college campuses
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A federal grand jury has indicted 30-year-old Mufid Elfgeeh of Rochester, New York on charges of attempting to provide support and resources to the Islamic State group
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President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War soldiers
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