U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers an address to Liberty University students at the school in Lynchburg, Virginia, September 14, 2015. REUTERS/Jay Paul - RTS12T6

Presidential candidates travel the country courting voters


As GOP candidates prepare for the second Republican debate on Wednesday, Democratic candidates saw a recent shift in the polls that could spell trouble for frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
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‘Girls Court’ provides alternatives to prison for delinquent girls


A court experiment in Florida attempts to help delinquent girls by promoting rehabilitation rather than incarceration. Continue reading

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A United States Park Ranger walks through the newly opened Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, September 9, 2015. The new $50 million visitors center at the heart of a national memorial created out of the crash site will be formally dedicated on Thursday, a day before ceremonies mark the fourteenth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on American soil.  On September 11, 2001, one of the four planes overtaken by al Qaeda terrorists crashed into Pennsylvania, killing all 40 passengers aboard.  A 9-11 memorial ceremony will take place on Friday. To match story USA-SEPT11/SHANKSVILLE    REUTERS/Mark Makela - RTSE6E

9/11 memorial honors lives lost aboard Flight 93


In a remote field in western Pennsylvania, mourners gathered Thursday to commemorate the lives lost on United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. Continue reading

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Migrants run against the traffic on a motorway leading to Budapest as they escape a transit camp in the village of Roszke, Hungary, September 7, 2015. Police used pepper spray on a crowd of migrants attempting to break through a cordon at Roszke, on Hungary's border with Serbia, on Monday, a Reuters witness said.        REUTERS/Marko Djurica  - RTX1RIU2

Hungary struggles with wave of war refugees


In Hungary, masses of refugees entering the country seeking asylum or passage to Germany have strained resources and divided citizens over how the government should respond. Continue reading

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Kids in trouble learn life skills through classical guitar


A program in a Texas juvenile justice center allows young men to improve their lives through classical music. Continue reading

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