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The wave of mass shootings in the U.S. is renewing a debate over treating gun violence as a public health issue. Congress has stood in the way of federal funding for studying injuries and deaths.

The Paris climate talks are said to be the best chance in 20 years to reach a global treaty. But India argues little will change unless fossil-fuel-reliant rich countries change their habits.

Congress has done its part, and the much-maligned law is on its way out. But what will folks say at the education law's wake? Hint: Most won't have tears in their eyes.

A state analysis reveals that the majority of overdose deaths in 2014 came from heroin or prescription opioids taken in combination with cocaine, anti-anxiety medications or alcohol.

The current leader for the GOP presidential nomination received a standing ovation from a crowd in South Carolina after he read aloud his statement to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S.

Activist Aram al-Doumani has opposed the Syrian government since the uprising began in 2011. Despite talks aimed at a cease-fire this month, he's skeptical that there will be a breakthrough.

An elections case before the Supreme Court could dramatically change the way state legislative districts are drawn and could tilt some states in a decidedly more Republican direction.

Muslim Americans feel unfairly maligned, singled out and asked to do more than others when it comes to terrorism.

Everything fell apart for Shaun Tullar after his brother died in Afghanistan. He became homeless and eventually went to prison. A VA-run recovery program is helping him and others after their release.

After Paris and San Bernardino, reports of Islamophobia and attacks on mosques are on the rise, especially in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. One Muslim activist calls 2015 "a banner year for hatred."

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