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David Cameron lauds the Chinese president's visit as the start of a golden era for Chinese-U.K. relations. U.S. critics say the U.K. is in danger of sacrificing long-term security for short-term cash.

The main parts of two of the nation's strictest gun control laws in New York and Connecticut were upheld by a federal appeals court. Gun rights advocates want to take the cases to the Supreme Court.

Its branch in Yemen is taking advantage of the unrest there to get new recruits and grab land. Leaders have called jihadists back into service and is preparing for when ISIS is no longer ascendant.

Fatmeh is one of hundreds of thousands of children who have fled Syria with their families. In Lebanon, she works in the fields up to 14 hours a day, clinging to her dream of going to college.

Brain scans found abnormally weak connections in the brains of premature infants may make them more prone to develop autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other emotional disorders.

The bust of the coal-bed methane industry has left Wyoming responsible for the exorbitant cost of plugging thousands of wells. The price tag for dealing with deep oil and gas wells may be even higher.

Palestinians in East Jerusalem were not often involved in the violence in the past, but this area is the center of the current friction between Israelis and Palestinians.

Online marketers know an awful lot about the shopping preferences of supporters of various Democratic presidential hopefuls.

When Kelly and Wayne Maines adopted identical twin boys in 1997, they didn't anticipate raising one of their sons as a daughter. They tell their story, with author Amy Ellis Nutt, in Becoming Nicole.

In Maine, where every newborn gets an automatic $500 grant towards a college education, one family had taken full advantage of the state's generous college savings initiatives.

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