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More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey Says

More Americans Favor Mixing Religion And Politics, Survey SaysNearly three-quarters of Americans believe religious influence on life in the U.S. is waning and nearly half think that churches and other houses of worship should play a greater role in the national discourse on social and political matters, according to a new Pew study.

Prosecutor Says White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammunition In Car

Prosecutor Says White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammunition In CarThe man who jumped a fence and made it past the White House's North Portico on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition inside his vehicle, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Ukrainian President Thanks Congress For Supporting Freedom

Ukrainian President Thanks Congress For Supporting FreedomUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint meeting of Congress Thursday, thanking lawmakers for their support of Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic State

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic StateIran's foreign minister says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to combating extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 Years

Ozone Levels Bounce Back, Showing First Increase In 35 YearsRemember the giant hole in the Earth's ozone layer? Scientists say it's shrinking a little, thanks in part to the elimination of CFCs.

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State Strategy

4 Things To Know About Obama’s Islamic State StrategyPresident Obama is set to meet congressional leaders this afternoon to outline his strategy for confronting the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He is scheduled to address the nation on Wednesday to make that strategy public.

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll Says

High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll SaysU.S. public support for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria has spiked as President Obama prepares to meet with leaders in Congress.

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic LevelsDecades after the threat of extinction led to them being protected from whalers, there are now about 2,200 blue whales off the West Coast, according to a new study.

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years ExtinctPassenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant birds. Massive flocks of more than 1 million would darken the sky.

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance Flights

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance FlightsBeijing has rejected U.S. claims that one of its fighter jets acted recklessly in intercepting a U.S. Navy maritime patrol plane in the South China Sea last week, warning Washington to curtail or discontinue "close surveillance" flights near Chinese territory.