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Millennial Voters Are Paying Attention So Why Don't More Vote?

Young people showed major interest in voting in 2004 and 2008. Since then, their numbers have fallen off as the political system has become gridlocked.

A Smuggler Explains How He Helped Fighters Along 'Jihadi Highway'

Thousands of international recruits have crossed into Syria from Turkey to join the Islamic State. A Syrian man who helped smuggle those jihadis in explains how it worked, but says he's stopped now.

Appellate Court Strikes Down Gay-Marriage Bans In Idaho, Nevada

The 9th Circuit Court issued its ruling after the Supreme Court gave tacit approval to three other circuit court decisions that overturned gay-marriage bans.

Disease, War And Terrorism Are Dimming Economic Prospects, Especially In Africa

The International Monetary Fund issued a gloomy forecast and stock investors reacted. By the market's close, the Dow Jones industrial average had tumbled 272.58 points, or 1.6 percent

Restaurants Shave Calories Off New Menu Items

New menu items introduced by chain restaurants in 2013 contained 60 fewer calories, on average, than items on the menu in 2012. And that could be enough to make an impact on the obesity epidemic.

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