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Obama: U.S. will slow its military withdrawal from Afghanistan
Oct. 15, 2015
The 9,800 troops currently in Afghanistan will remain there through most of 2016. By early 2017, that number will drop to 5,500.
Meet the Obama-era kids who are about to be first-time voters
Oct. 6, 2015
We asked young voters to share their earliest political memories, and we heard about praying for George W. Bush, family members losing jobs and fears of terrorism.
Syrian opposition says Russian airstrikes aren't targeting ISIS
Oct. 1, 2015
For U.S. leaders, the Russian airstrikes have stoked concerns that they would be used against not only ISIS, but also against moderate rebel groups.
Obama, UN discuss aiding Syrian migrants
Sep. 28, 2015
Activists say the United States is not doing enough when it comes to aiding Syrian migrants fleeing a civil war.
China's president pledges to fight cybercrime
Sep. 23, 2015
The U.S. and China consider coming together to disallow the Chinese government from overseas commercial theft and state hacking.
LGBTQ policy in Cuba
Aug. 31, 2015
We discuss the struggle for LGBTQ rights in Cuba, and discuss Obama's climate change record with The Nation's Mark Hertsgaard.
Indiana rails against President Obama’s power plant requirement
Aug. 4, 2015
Indiana’s republican Governor isn’t too thrilled about President Barack Obama’s new plan plan to cut carbon emissions nationwide 32 percent by 2030.
Should prisoners get Pell grants to pay for college?
Jul. 31, 2015
It's an old and controversial question: Should federal Pell grants be used to help prisoners pay for college?
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