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Jun 16, 2015
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Since mid-May, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has infected 150 and killed 16 people in South Korea. Now, after months of quarantine, hundreds in the region are being released.

Jun 1, 2015
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Unable to reach a deal, Senate leaders let three provisions of the Patriot Act expire on May 31. Two days later, the Senate voted to pass the USA Freedom Act, a substitute bill passed by the House of Representatives, on a 67-to-32 vote.

Apr 14, 2015
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A preliminary agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program was reached April 2 by Iran and six world powers: the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, China, France, Russia, U.S. and the U.K. – or the P5 – plus Germany, a group commonly referred to as the P5+1.   

Mar 23, 2015
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China's National People's Congress (NPC) recently ended its annual session, a 10-day event in which nearly 3,000 delegates gather to pass laws, approve policies and discuss Asia's economy.

Mar 18, 2015
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In one of Israel's tightest races yet, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triumphed with the Likud Party capturing 30 of the 120 seats in Parliament.

Feb 18, 2015
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On Feb. 17 – just one day before President Barack Obama's new immigration policy was planned to go into effect – a federal judge in Texas issued an injunction halting its implementation. Obama's proposed executive action was intended to legally protect five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Jan 30, 2015
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The White House recently announced that President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal year 2016 budget will double the amount of federal funding for combating and preventing antibiotic...

Jan 21, 2015
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In his sixth State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised to dedicate his last two years in office toward implementing a number...

Jan 9, 2015
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On Thursday, Jan. 8, President Barack Obama unveiled America's College Promise, a proposal that would use government funds to make community college free for millions of American students.

Dec 19, 2014
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With the release of the Senate's interrogation report, an old psychological theory has come back into view. Known by scientists as "learned helplessness," the behavior dates back to the 1960s, showing that, if inflicted by...

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