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U.S. President Barack Obama Visits China

China and U.S. pledge action on climate change


China and the U.S. account for 45 percent of greenhouse gas emissions combined. Continue reading

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ISIL battles displacing families for winter


Thousands of families have been forced out of their homes in Iraq and Syria as the militant group ISIL overtakes dozens of towns and kills scores of civilians. Continue reading

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Global economics: is Ebola fear driving up the cost of chocolate?


In addition to a devastating human cost, Ebola is affecting the chocolate industry. Continue reading

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Ottawa shooting leaves unanswered questions


Many questions remain following a shooting in Ottawa, Canada that left two people dead and several wounded. Continue reading

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Boko Haram and Nigeria reach reported cease-fire


The Nigerian government and Boko Haram have reached a cease-fire after years of fighting and thousands of civilian deaths, according to reports from the region. Continue reading

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