Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Good morning, everybody. Khloé blames Kourtney for her recent weight gain. Now, your morning constitutional:

The United States announced Tuesday that it will be sending 3,000 troops to fight the Ebola crisis in Africa.

The U.S. military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad on Monday in the first attack an expansion of the allied campaign against the militants.

Three soldiers were killed and five were injured by a suicide attack after their convoy was targeted by a suicide car bomb attack outside of the U.S. military base in Kabul.

Shelling of suburban neighborhoods of Donetsk, Ukraine, killing six civilians and an unknown number of fighters, threatens the fragile ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. Spokesmen for both sides blamed the other for the attacks.

Ukraine and the European Union ratified a landmark political economic agreement on Tuesday,

Meanwhile, the Ukraine parliament passed a bill granting autonomy and amnesty to pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country.

The Obama administration will announce a series of steps to phase out a popular coolant used in refrigerators and air conditions as there is growing evidence that use of the coolant is contributing to climate change.

The number of Americans without health insurance dropped drastically in the first quarter of 2014 for some reason.

Largest beer company in the world InBev looking for financing to buy chief rival SABMiller, but may be too late.

Nope, no inflation here.

What the poverty rate tells us about the overall economy.

Contraception is better for the poor than marriage.

Quiz: Which candidate should you vote for this fall?

Um. Uh.

Finally, teen petitions to get lasers and a cat in his yearbook photo.

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