U.S. President Barack Obama is shown the inside of a cell as he visits the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma July 16, 2015. Obama is the first sitting president to visit a federal prison.      REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  - RTX1KKVP

Politicians rethink criminal justice


President Barack Obama and Republicans are having a rare moment of agreement over the need to change the U.S. criminal justice system. Continue reading


Greek parliament approves controversial bailout deal


Greece is struggling to accept a deal with the European Union that will raise taxes and enforce economic changes that will make everyday life harder. Continue reading


Iran nuclear deal met with hope and anger


Iran, the United States and five other nations announced a ground-breaking agreement Tuesday aimed at preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Continue reading


The doctor will see you now… online


Advancements in videoconferencing and health monitoring technology now make it possible for doctors to examine patients remotely for illnesses ranging from sore throat to stroke. Continue reading


While Muslims celebrate Ramadan, Islamic State steps up attacks


The Islamic State has launched new attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, while also offering food and money to people living under its control. Continue reading

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