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    Carter: Iraqis showed 'no will' in Ramadi

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in his first comments since the key town of Ramadi fell to ISIS, blamed the weak state of Iraq's military as one major reason for the city's fall, in an exclusive interview on CNN's "State of the Union" aired Sunday.

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Joint chiefs chair breaks out in song

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey sings at a military event.

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Obama: Israel has 'right to thrive'

President Barack Obama speaks at a synagogue Friday just before he signs a bill into law that gives Congress the right to review and Iran nuclear deal.

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Jeb Bush massages woman on campaign trail

Like brother, like brother. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush massages a New Hampshire official during a campaign stop.

Chinese and US face off in South China Sea

Chinese military confronts US spy plane

The military says Beijing is building manmade islands that could serve as launching points for sea battles against the U.S. and its allies.

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First lady shows off her routine in workout video

After being challenged by President Barack Obama on Twitter, first lady Michelle Obama demonstrates her top five workout moves.

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Vice President: Create real relationships

Vice President Joe Biden told Yale University graduates in Connecticut on Sunday not to use the word network as a verb and instead put people first.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez criticized for putting hand over mouth in whooping gesture

Congresswoman criticized for gesture referring to Native Americans

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, a Democrat who has represented California in Congress since 1997, dodged questions regarding a whooping gesture she made while referring to a Native American. When asked about the gesture, she instead talked about some Democrats trying to pressure her not to run.

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

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George H.W. Bush through the years

Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush, who was released from the hospital today.

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What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama's executive actions that would implement major changes to the country's immigration policies suffered a major blow after a federal judge ordered Obama's programs halted Tuesday. Click on to find out more about Obama's proposed changes.

Immigration debate

Immigration in America: A history

With the president set to unveil a major immigration plan tonight, look back at the tumultuous history of this issue in America.

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The women of political sex scandals

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

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Things more hated than Congress

What's more hated than Congress in America right now? Not much, but there are a few things.

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States with the most undocumented immigrants

The immigration debate is heating up again. Find out which states are home to the most undocumented immigrants, according to the latest data available.

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World's most powerful people

Who is the most powerful person in the world? This year's answer may surprise you.

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