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What do early election polls tell us?

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History has shown that early opinion poll numbers often do not predict the candidates that will ultimately win their party’s nomination going into a presidential election.
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Threats of loss to “American identity” drive anti-Muslim fears

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The recent increase in terror attacks and mass shootings may be contributing to heightened anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States and abroad. Continue reading

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Environmental watchdog group monitors pollution in China

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In China, decades of rapid industrial growth have resulted in largely unrestricted environmental pollution affecting millions of people. Continue reading

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Obama urges nation not to give in to fear

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President Obama told the nation that the U.S. will destroy the Islamic State (ISIS) in an address from the Oval Office Sunday night. Continue reading

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Historic shift: women can serve in U.S. military combat roles

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United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter made history Thursday by announcing that women in the military can now serve in combat roles.
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