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Recent scientific discoveries show the Amazon might control the climate for much of South America. The theory could point to potentially disastrous ramifications if deforestation continues.

Some Muslim migrants from Afghanistan and Iran are converting to Christianity in Germany. Skeptics claim it is a ploy to gain asylum.

More colleges are expanding gender options for transgender and non-binary students. One leader in LGBTQ student life at Harvard discusses the update to the college's applications.

University of Missouri football players have pledged to go on strike until university President Tim Wolfe resigns for the way he has handled a string of racially charged incidents.

Resale shops are increasingly present in the retail landscape, especially popular with younger shoppers. One of the most iconic thrift stores in the U.S., Goodwill, is getting into the competition.

The class jokester is often a teacher's greatest nemesis. What if instead of seeing them as a nuisance, a teacher saw them as gifted?

The nation mourned the death of an Illinois police officer who was reported to be killed on duty. Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd explains how he ruled the death a suicide.

President Obama has rejected the application to complete the Keystone XL pipeline. Bruce Huber, professor of energy law at the University of Notre Dame, talks about the Keystone pipeline decision.

The U.S. presidential contest may seem crowded with more than a dozen candidates on the Republican side alone. But in the Philippines, a record 130 candidates have filed for the presidency.

Will the third year be the charm for coaxing the uninsured to sign up for health coverage? Federal officials are targeting Newark, N.J., and four other cities during open enrollment.

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