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The Bill Newman Show
The Bill Newman Show

Josh Silver guest hosts and talks with poet and professor Martin Espada about the life and death of his former student, James Foley.  Plus Brent Durbin, Smith Professor on spies, intelligence and the CIA and John Bonifaz on overturning Citizens United.

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Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

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Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.

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N.Y. man charged with trying to help Islamic State

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A 30-year-old man has been charged with trying to provide material support to the militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers.

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Islamic State campaign test Obama’s commitment to allies

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While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

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The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

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A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.