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Yes, Paris could happen in the US

The attack in Paris on Friday has left many people asking, could it happen here? Former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, Juliette Kayyem, answers with a qualified "yes." But she also points out that US surveillance is currently more intensive than most European nations, making such an attack more difficult to pull off.

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How ISIS lost Sinjar

The so-called Islamic State has lost control of a key town on the main road between the territory it occupies in Iraq and Syria. The town of Sinjar, in Iraq, fell Friday to a coalition of Kurdish and other militias, backed by US airpower. 'Liberated' Sinjar looks like a ghost town.