President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Obama says he's authorized the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the city of Erbil. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he had authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if neede…

Bangladeshi woman Munni, whose daughters are missing, cries as rescuers search the River Padma after a passenger ferry capsized in Munshiganj district, Bangladesh, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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U.S. Secretary of Energy to visit WIPP

U.S. Secretary of Energy to visit WIPP

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Next week, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will visit WIPP. He’s scheduled to visit Tuesday for the first time…