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Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest Sets New Record

Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest Sets New RecordIn 2014, more than 550,000 acres of Afghan land were cultivated — that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

Obamacare Architect Apologizes For Remarks On The Law’s Passage

Obamacare Architect Apologizes For Remarks On The Law’s PassageOne of the main architects of the Affordable Care Act is being criticized for comments made last year in which he said the "stupidity of the American voter" was critical in getting the law to pass.

South Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Overturned

South Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is OverturnedRejecting the state's argument that it, not the U.S. government, has the authority to define marriage, a federal judge overturned South Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday.

John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights Pioneer

John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights PioneerDoar for paved the way for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Ferguson, Mo., Anxiously Awaits Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

Ferguson, Mo., Anxiously Awaits Michael Brown Grand Jury DecisionA grand jury is expected to deliver its decision in the Michael Brown case as soon as this weekend, and the community of Ferguson, Mo., is worried that reactions could be violent.

Mormon Church Admits Founder Joseph Smith Had Up To 40 Wives

Mormon Church Admits Founder Joseph Smith Had Up To 40 WivesSome of those women were also married to friends of his. And one was only 14 when she became Smith's wife.

For Dyslexics, A Font And A Dictionary That Are Meant To Help

For Dyslexics, A Font And A Dictionary That Are Meant To HelpRoughly 10 percent of the world's population is dyslexic.

Secretary Of Embattled VA: ‘I Can Reset The Tone’

Secretary Of Embattled VA: ‘I Can Reset The Tone’Former Army Ranger and Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald took over as secretary of veterans affairs three months ago, while the department was stained by scandal.

Bombing At Nigerian High School Kills Dozens

Bombing At Nigerian High School Kills DozensA suicide bomber who was reportedly dressed in a student uniform detonated explosives at a large boys' high school in northeastern Nigeria, killing as many as 48 students.

Study: Detergent Pods Can Harm Children Who Play With Them

Study: Detergent Pods Can Harm Children Who Play With ThemThe new study says in 2013, poison centers received reports of 10,395 exposures to highly concentrated packets of laundry detergent by children five and younger.The new study says in 2013, poison centers received reports of 10,395 exposures to highly concentrated packets of laundry detergent by children five and younger.