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Obama Has Support For Syria Strikes, But Are They Legal?

Many legal scholars say the White House lacks a legal justification for the strikes inside Syria. But the administration disagrees, saying its actions are covered by post-Sept. 11 legislation.

Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.

Research Institutions Will Have To Identify 'Dual-Use' Pathogens

Scientists are deeply divided on whether lab-made flu viruses are legitimate medical research or national security threats. A new federal policy asks institutions to evaluate those risks early on.

Airstrikes Hit ISIS-Controlled Oil Refineries

The facilities, captured by Islamic State militants earlier this year, are said to produce $2 million worth of refined oil each day to help fund the extremist organization.

Grieving But Grateful, Ebola Survivors In Liberia Give Back

After living through their own nightmares, Ebola survivors are still mourning the loss of their loved ones. But they're giving back by working at the treatment centers and caring for children.

Roots, Plugged In

The standout acts at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville last week wove electricity, individualism and rule-breaking together with tradition to create a joyful noise.

Richard Branson Thinks Employees Should Have Unlimited Vacation

The British billionaire and Virgin Group founder has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows.

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