Democratic presidential candidates differ on gun control


DOWNLOAD VIDEO After last week’s school shooting at an Oregon community college, candidates running for president in the 2016 election discussed gun control and how…read more

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Doctors Without Borders outraged by U.S. attack on hospital


An airstrike on a hospital in Northern Afghanistan over the weekend has an international aid organization demanding answers.
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Prophet Muhammad cartoon debate continues 10 years later


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Vocab Prophet Muhammad — in Islam, the man believed to have been the last prophet of God to mankind and credited with establishing…read more

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 22:  Cans of Coca Cola are displayed in a food truck's cooler on July 22, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote on Tuesday to place a measure on the November ballot for a 2-cents-per-ounce soda tax. If the measure passes in the November election, tax proceeds would help finance nutrition, health, disease prevention and recreation programs.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Reports reveal Coca-Cola funded Pediatric Association and child obesity research


The American Academy of Pediatrics ended its partnership with Coca-Cola this week after evidence emerged that the company paid for research downplaying the role of soda in obesity. Continue reading

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Russia and U.S. delegations, led by Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, attend a meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 28, 2015. U.S. President Obama and Russian President Putin agreed on Monday to direct their militaries to hold talks to avoid conflict over potential operations in Syria, a U.S. official said. Picture taken September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.   - RTS26EL

World leaders debate strategies to defeat ISIS


A meeting of world leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday discussed methods of stemming the spread of violent extremism in the Middle East. Continue reading

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