In a Senate hearing today, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said the U.S. may send military advisors to join Iraqi forces in their campaigns against ISIS.
- The prime minister of Turkey accused Russia of perpetrating an "ethnic cleansing" in Syria.
- Protesters in Chicago are demanding the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
- The first officer on trial for the death of Freddie Gray took the stand today.
- An appeals board in New York upheld the new government-mandated minimum wage of $15 an hour for fast food workers.
- The cast of Mad TV is reuniting in January for the sketch show's 20th anniversary.
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