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Hong Kong protests for greater democracy


A Chinese government proposal to limit voting rights in Hong Kong has spurred hundreds of thousands of protesters to fill the streets this week. Continue reading

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U.S. and Arab partners go after ISIL in Syria


The U.S. and its Arab partners launched a campaign of over 200 airstrikes in Syria this week in an effort to weaken ISIL. Continue reading

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Protesters call for action on climate change


Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered around the world this week in advance of a United Nations climate summit. Continue reading

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Scotland votes no to independence


Scotland voted against splitting from the United Kingdom in a historic referendum that could have granted the country independence. Continue reading

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Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?


Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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