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Government & Politics

Override of Obama veto just first hurdle in 9/11 families’ pursuit of Saudi Arabia

The Senate voted Wednesday 97-1 and the House 348-77 to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. But that is only the beginning of what will be an exceedingly complicated legal strategy to prove that the Arab country, from which 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers came, bears responsibility for what took place.

Nation & World

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the U.S. to coordinate combat operations in the civil war. And prospects of a diplomatic resolution seem dim.

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Election Rewind: FLOTUS calls for an 'adult' in the White House, Trump compares Clinton team to the mob

Without mentioning any names, Michelle Obama rallied Clinton supporters in Philadelphia, Pa., to elect an "adult" to the White House. Meanwhile, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Donald Trump compared the Clinton team to the mob.
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Election Rewind: FLOTUS calls for an 'adult' in the White House, Trump compares Clinton team to the mob

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Kansas City mayor lays out vision for signature KC arts festival

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