Coalition of the Semi-Willing?

President Obama hosts an event today at the White House at 11:20 to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program. President Clinton will be there too. (He started the program).

1120EDT -- The president delivers remarks at a nationwide AmeriCorps pledge ceremony marking 20th anniversary of the

National Service Program, South Lawn (FOX LIVE) *Joining him will be President Clinton, who established the program and swore in the first class in 1994.

As the U.S. prepares to wage a wider war with ISIS, the CIA says ISIS has as many as 31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria.

Doug McKelway reports today on some of the military skepticism of the plan to deal with ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Australia has raised its terror threat level as the threat grows because of Australian help in the fight with terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Turkey today working on getting other allies to help with the terror fight.

The EU has imposed new sanctions on Russia as Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists exchange prisoners of war in a deal. New U.S. and E.U. sanctions go into effect today.

Two F-18 Hornet aircraft have crashed in the Pacific Ocean. Details ahead.

The Associated Press says deportations of illegal immigrants are down 20%. The President has reportedly slowed the deportations ahead of possible executive action to deal with those here illegally.

Oscar Pistorius.. the so called blade runner.. has been found guilty of culpable homicide. It comes after he was found not guilty of premeditated murder and not guilty of murder in the death of model-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius faces anything from no jail time to 15 years. Sentencing comes on October 13th.

The Associated Press reports today that more than 5,000 have died in sectarian violence in Central African Republic. That's double previous U.N. estimates.

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