Rick Perry Selling Double-Mugshot T-Shirts

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_dc8e40aa8a.jpgStewart F. House/Getty Images (AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry’s smiling mugshot now has its own t-shirt. RickPAC, Perry's political action committee, is selling t-shirts bearing the mugshots of Perry and Rosemary Lehmberg, the Travis County District Attorney at the center of the governor’s indictment.

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Obama Talks Economic Recovery in Weekly Presidential Address

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_5920f37868.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) -- In the weekly address, President Obama highlights the nation's economic recovery. He emphasizes the economy's six-month streak during which at least 200,000 new jobs have been created each month. Looking forward, Obama urges Americans to support the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which he says "helps many American entrepreneurs take that next step and take their small business global."

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More US Troops May Be Headed to Iraq

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_c24bb65620.jpgiStock Editorial/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. troop levels in Iraq could top 1,000 if the Pentagon follows through on a plan to add more soldiers in an effort to better secure State Department facilities in Baghdad from possible attack by Islamic State militants. A formal request to add 300 troops must come from the White House before the Pentagon can deploy more personnel to Iraq.

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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell Takes Stand at Corruption Trial

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_2c409e5b79.jpgPhoto by Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand on Wednesday to testify at his public corruption trial. McDonnell and his wife stand accused of accepting over $165,000 in cash, goods and trips as part of a 14-count indictment. He spoke on the stand about the difficulty of running a state-wide campaign and how taxing it can be on a marriage.

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US Military Launched Secret Rescue Operation for James Foley, Other Americans

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_2df253ca1f.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. special operations forces early this summer launched a secret, major rescue operation in Syria to save James Foley and a number of Americans held by the extremist group ISIS, but the mission failed because the hostages weren’t there, senior administration officials told ABC News Wednesday.

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