SOME QUICK THINGS TO KNOW TODAY

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    Obama defends strategy to destroy ISIS without "giving into fear"
    The president spoke from the Oval Office on Sunday night. www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeednews/obama-oval-office-address
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    Attorney General announces investigation into Chicago police
    The announcement comes after protests erupted in downtown Chicago over the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. http://www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/watch-live-attorney-general-announces-investigation-into-chi
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    Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift lead Grammy nominations
    Kendrick Lamar received 11 nods for his album To Pimp a Butterfly. www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/kendrick-lamar-taylor-swift-lead-grammy-nominations
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    Covering Mental Health
    This week, BuzzFeed will be publishing more than 100 posts across five languages on mental health. www.buzzfeed.com/mentalhealthweek