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Demonstrators gather to protest a controversial religious freedom bill in Indianapolis

Religious freedom bill in Indiana causes backlash

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a state bill into law this week that proponents say will protect religious freedom in the state, but…read more

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How unconscious race bias affects millennials

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Are millennials as racist as past generations? A common answer to that question is “no,” but research shows there’s more to the story. Continue reading

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U.S. soldiers train foreign and local health workers in the management of Ebola at a treatment unit at Liberia's police academy in the capital Monrovia

Scientists develop Ebola-fighting robots

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As the Ebola outbreak in Africa hits its one-year anniversary mark, researchers are exploring ways robots could help health care workers care for people who get sick. Continue reading

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Yemenis hold Anti-Houthi demonstration in Sanaa

Yemen’s president flees country

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The collapse of Yemen’s government has raised concerns about the possible effects of a power vacuum in the country and ripples throughout the world. Continue reading

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Obama shakes hands with Ghani after their joint news conference at the White House in Washington

Newly elected Afghan president visits U.S. to rebuild relations

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s first official visit to the U.S. underscored a changing relationship between the two countries and an increased focus on security. Continue reading

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