The city, which is located 80 miles north of Baghdad, is expected to be a test of Iraqi forces as they try to wrestle back control of territory in northern Iraqi that was seized by ISIS last year. Read more here.
Jim Obergefell's fight against Ohio is one of several stories now before the Supreme Court, as it considers whether the U.S. Constitution requires that states recognize same-sex couples’ marriages and allow other same-sex couples to marry. Read more here.
The election looks to be a tight competition between incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and former general Muhammadu Buhari. Read more about the elections on the BBC.
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The specialty plate at the center of Monday's case was proposed by the Texas division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), who argue that they are honoring their forebears. Read more about the case on NPR.
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It's Ted Cruz.
The Republican senator from Texas decided to bypass the customary move to launch an "exploratory committee." Read more about the announcement here.
Porat will perform the same role in Google as she did at Morgan Stanley. Read more about Porat here.
The substance is actually pretty common in just about everything we eat or drink, according to Ghorayshi. And it's completely fine. Read more about arsenic in wine here.