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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads a campaign rally at the Derry Boys and Girls Club in Derry, New Hampshire February 3, 2016.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX25BFN

Presidential candidates look toward New Hampshire primary

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Even as candidates turn their attention to the approaching New Hampshire primary next week, controversy from Monday’s Iowa caucus results continued.
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New York Times runs never-before-published photos for Black History Month

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The New York Times has published a collection of never-before-seen photographs that help fill in the overall portrait of African-American culture and history. Continue reading

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Clinton and Cruz win Iowa caucuses

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Monday’s Iowa caucuses ended in victory for Republican Senator Ted Cruz and an extremely close win for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race.
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Is fracking causing earthquakes in Oklahoma?

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A sharp increase in the number of earthquakes Oklahoma has experienced in recent years has state officials looking for ways to control the suspected culprits — the state’s oil and gas industry. Continue reading

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Gisele Felix, who is five months pregnant, applies repellent on her arm at her home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 28, 2016. Gisele, who is concerned about the Zika virus, has not gone out  of her house during her 30-day vacation, keeping all the windows and doors closed in an effort to keep out mosquitoes. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday the Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is "spreading explosively" and may infect 3 to 4 million people in the Americas, including 1.5 million in Brazil. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares - RTX24GXP

Health officials warn of spreading virus’ potential link to birth defects

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How does the international community respond to disease outbreaks that spread to numerous countries? The World Health Organization issued a strong…read more

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