Sherrie Dolezal holds a bearded dragon on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 in Salem, Ore. Dolezal found her beloved pet Del Sol floating face up and unconscious in his pool earlier this week, and immediately began chest compressions and forced air into his mouth. Before long, he opened his eyes and started to move. (AP Photo/Statesman-Journal, Timothy J. Gonzalez)

Salem woman revives reptile with CPR

When a Salem woman found a bearded dragon unconscious in her pool, she didn’t hesitate to start CPR on her great grandson’s pet.

President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Obama says he's authorized the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the city of Erbil. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

President Barack Obama Obama authorizes airdrops, airstrikes if necessary, in Iraq, adding no American combat troops will be sent back.