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Why Does The U.S. Like Iraq's Kurds But Not Syria's?

The U.S. urgently needs allies on the ground in Syria. Yet it has given no sign that it's willing to work with Kurdish militias who are already fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.

Obama Calls For More Ambitious Approach To Climate Change In U.N. Speech

"There is such a thing as being too late," President Obama says in his address to the U.N. Climate Summit. The White House is touting tools to boost "global resilience" in the face of climate change.

Airstrikes Move To Syria, Target More Than Just ISIS

The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross Share Four Songs From Their New 'Gone Girl' Score

Much like the duo's previous soundtracks for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network, the Gone Girl score is extraordinarily creepy.

To Make Interval Training Less Painful, Add Tunes

Alternating rest periods with bouts of really intense exercise may make you fitter, but it's not a breeze. Researchers say music can make intervals less wretched and also make you work harder.

Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer Flavors

Reports that Starbucks is testing a new coffee drink for autumn that incorporates "toasty stout flavors" has set off a debate over how such a concoction might taste, and whether it's a good idea.

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