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What do early election polls tell us?


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


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


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


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


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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