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Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against the Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.

Men have expressed confusion about how to behave out in the dating world now that gender roles have shifted significantly. Do you open the door, pay for the date, pull out the chair?

The Qiantang Tidal Bore, a big river wave that forms during China's Mid-Autumn Festival, barrels upstream for miles through the crowded city of Hangzhou.

The disparities in naming are partly because of translation difficulties, and partly a sign of a propaganda war. The group would like to be called IS; the Obama administration is sticking with ISIL.

House Republicans were hoping for a smooth two weeks before hitting the campaign trial, but a request to arm Syrian rebels has muddled that, as well as the one bill that must pass before they leave.

In 1994, Congress passed the most significant crime fighting legislation in a generation. Now, policymakers are dialing back Clinton's tough-on-crime policies.

A string of Republican Senate candidates are getting behind over-the-counter birth control, a move that could draw women voters.

Zoos and aquariums almost never buy or sell animals. But trade is thriving.

Newly released court documents reveal details of a battle between Yahoo and the Obama administration. The government pressured Yahoo to disclose some users' data for a secret NSA surveillance program.

It roamed land and sea and snacked on giant fish. The first few spinosaurus bones were discovered a century ago, but destroyed in WWII. A more complete, second specimen reveals a terrifying predator.

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