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U.S. to deploy small number of special forces to Syria in advisory role: sources

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to deploy a small number of special operations forces to Syria.


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U.S., West see only modest gains likely at Syrian talks

More than a dozen powers are heading to Vienna for a fresh effort to end Syria's four-year civil war in which the United States and its Western and Gulf allies are at odds with Russia and its regional supporters, including Iran.


House elects Paul Ryan as speaker

Republicans are hoping the young lawmaker can heal party divisions and craft a conservative message to woo voters in next year's elections.


FedEx predicts record volumes this holiday season

With online shopping growing, FedEx is bracing for a record volumes this holiday season.


Drug prices top Americans’ list of health care concerns

Americans from across the political spectrum are worried about the cost of prescription drugs.


Fed puts December rate hike firmly on the agenda

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and in a direct reference to its next policy meeting put a December rate hike firmly in play.


Rubio, Cruz dominate rowdy Republican presidential debate

With time running short until the first nominating contest in three months, the 10 Republicans in the evening's main debate were anxious to stand out.


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A Norfolk Democrat who was the last member of his party to be the Speaker of the House of Delegates died Thanksgiving Day in South Carolina.