State officials continue to prepare for possible attack, disaster

President Barack Obama addressed the entire nation Wednesday night, laying out his plans for the U.S. in taking on ISIS in the Middle East. The announcement came less than 24 hours before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Pawlenty proposes three-tier income tax system

Republican Tim Pawlenty was set to propose an economic policy Tuesday that would simplify individual tax rates to just three options and cut taxes on business by more than half as he offered himself as a replacement to Barack Obama in the Democratic president's hometown.