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‘Someday a woman will be president’: Why a T-shirt controversy from 1995 has gone viral

In just a few months, the United States could have its first female president in Hillary Clinton- but an archive news article widely shared online this week suggests attitudes were very different back in 1995.<p>Professor Nick Kapur shared an Associated Press article published in The Tuscaloosa News …

Hillary Clinton

(AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the presidential election were being held today and the candidates were [(Hillary Clinton, the Democrat), (Donald Trump, the Republican)], [(Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party) and (Jill Stein of the Green Party)], for whom would you vote? Would you lean toward [(Clinton), (Trump)], [(Johnson) or (Stein)]? - The Washington Post

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the presidential election were being held today and the candidates were [(Hillary Clinton, the Democrat), (Donald Trump, the Republican)], [(Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party) and (Jill Stein of the Green Party)], for whom would you vote? Would you lean toward …

Democrats Burned By Charges Of A Rigged Nomination, But Some In GOP Watch With Envy

One way we know we are (finally) nearing the end of this presidential nominating season is that both major parties have begun talking about big changes to the way they choose their nominees.<p>Both parties have been stunned by outsider candidates in this cycle. But the shock seems to be moving them in …

US says Iran forces pulling back in Syria; others say no

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is making the case that Iran is drawing down its elite fighting force from Syria in an effort to allay …

Europe begins sending people back across the sea, defying human rights outcry

By Griff Witte<p>Griff Witte<p>Europe-focused correspondent with extensive experience in the Middle East and South Asia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MYTILENE, Greece — The European Union began offloading its refugee crisis onto its Turkish neighbors Monday, sending back more than 200 migrants in the first stage of a …

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America beats expectations

Expectations were for the reading to show the economy growing at a 1.9% pace in the third quarter, down slightly from the revised pace of 2.1% reported last month in the second estimate.<p>This report also gave us another reading on personal consumption — a more comprehensive way to track consumer …

Oregon community college shooter was shy, isolated, 'not religious'

Chris Harper Mercer, the man authorities say was responsible for the Oregon community college rampage, was a young man who appeared isolated and may have had strong hostilities toward religion, according to law enforcement officials and people who came in contact with him.<p>Authorities have recovered …