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Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

Updated: 08/31/2014 - An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting.

US airstrikes and aid for Iraqi city under siege

Updated: 08/31/2014 - The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly two months by Islamic State militants.

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

Updated: 08/30/2014 - If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Posted: 08/29/2014 - An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa.

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

Posted: 08/29/2014 - Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar

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