EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Obama Promises Again Not to Send Ground Troops to Fight Militants

White House sought to dispel growing confusion over exactly what role American soldiers are going to play on the battlefield in the unfolding operation.

9:41 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

News Analysis: A Host of Possible Objections to Expanded Airstrikes

Airstrikes on Iraq were a fairly easy sell, but airstrikes on the group in Syria present a dilemma: how to support such military action while obeying ...

9:32 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Biden, a Catholic School ‘Kid,’ Praises Nuns Under Fire From the Vatican

The vice president praised the group of women who the Vatican say pay too much attention to social justice and too little to promoting church teaching on ...

8:58 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

V.A. Officials Acknowledge Link Between Delays and Patient Deaths

The disclosures by the department’s inspector general’s office, came after two hours of sometimes confrontational exchanges with members of the House Veterans ...

8:48 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Closing Arguments Ahead in Rowland’s Corruption Trial

John G. Rowland, the former governor of Connecticut who served prison time after a previous corruption trial, made it clear he was not going quietly on this ...

8:45 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

In Debut, Benghazi Panel Leaves Sparring to Others

The special House committee on Benghazi got off to a quiet start in a hearing on Wednesday, but outside groups on the left and the right continued their ...

7:44 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals

Hospitals often say acquisitions are necessary to coordinate care, but the Federal Trade Commission says consolidation could increase consumer costs.

7:40 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

San Francisco Politician Says He’s on Pill to Prevent H.I.V.

Scott Wiener, a member of the Board of Supervisors, takes Truvada and wants to fight the stigma and make it more widely available.

7:34 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Fed Signals No Hurry to Raise Interest Rates

Downgrading its economic forecasts, the Federal Reserve continued to say it would hold rates near zero for a “considerable time.”

6:59 PM ET NEW YORK TIMES POLITICS

Rieder: Fighting back against government secrecy

Governments at every level are choking off the flow of information.         

6:58 PM ET USA TODAY - WASHINGTON