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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

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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

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Greek parliament approves controversial bailout deal

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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

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Iran nuclear deal met with hope and anger

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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

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The doctor will see you now… online

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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

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While Muslims celebrate Ramadan, Islamic State steps up attacks

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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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