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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Wall Street Journal

Cost of Skin Drugs Rising Rapidly, Study Shows

8 hours ago
Retail prices of 19 brand-name prescription drugs for dermatologic conditions ranging from acne to cancer increased fivefold on average between 2009 and 2015, according to a study.

Obama Meets Hollande to Discuss Terror Fight

The two presidents met for the first time since the attacks in Paris and at a critical moment in the military campaign against Islamic State.

Turkey Shoots Down Likely Russian Jet Near Syria Border

The Turkish military said it shot down a likely Russian jet fighter that crossed into Turkish air space. Russia said that one of its jets had been downed in the region, but said that it had only flown over Syria.

Paris Attacks Show Gaps in France's Intel

3 days ago
That the notorious ISIS operative believed to be the mastermind of the Paris attacks had an accomplice right under the noses of French authorities shows major cracks in the country’s counterterrorism bulwark.

Donald Trump: Open to Independent Bid If GOP Doesn't Treat Him Fairly

3 days ago
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he is open to running for president as an independent if he concludes Republicans are not treating him fairly.

Police Scour Brussels District in Terror Manhunt

3 days ago
Police provided few details of what they were after or what they found in Friday’s raid on the Brussels district of Molenbeek, but, hours later, Belgium raised the terror alert to its maximum level where it remains.

Brussels Remains on Lockdown Amid Terror Fears

3 days ago
The terror alert that has partially locked down Brussels entered a second day as the country’s interior minister said the threat was broader than a manhunt.

Young Woman Killed in Paris Raid Led Troubled Life

3 days ago
Hasna Aït Boulahcen, a cousin to alleged Paris attacks leader Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was involved with drugs before turning to radical Islam.

Al Qaeda Allies Claim Responsibility for Mali Hostage Crisis

4 days ago
Two al Qaeda allies claimed responsibility for a hostage-taking in Mali’s capital that left 27 people dead as the country declared a state of emergency.

Brussels Terror Alert Lifted to Highest Level

4 days ago
Belgium raised the terror alert in Brussels to the highest level, as Prime Minister Charles Michel warned of the risk of attacks in the capital similar to those that rocked Paris eight days earlier.

The Crisis of World Order

5 days ago
After Paris, Islamic State’s rise and Syria’s agony are shaking a weakened Europe—and the international system. Can the U.S. summon the resolve to respond?

The War on Islamic State

5 days ago
To prevail, the West must settle on military tactics, cut off oil money and counter propaganda, strategists say.

Cubans Say 'Nyet' to Russian, Scramble to Learn English

5 days ago
As the U.S. and Cuba inch closer, Cubans are hungry to know the language of their longtime enemy, which could give them a job-hunting advantage.

U.S. Student-Loan Program Proves Costly

5 days ago
The federal government is preparing to forgive billions of dollars in student loans to doctors and other white-collar Americans with expensive educations, under a law designed to help modestly paid workers in public service.

Gunmen Take 170 People Hostage in Mali Hotel Attack

5 days ago
Gunmen took 170 people hostage morning at a hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali, a West African nation where French troops are at war with al Qaeda militants.

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