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Two in three Americans support the death penalty, but many do not think it's an effective deterrent against serious crimes. In recent years European drug manufacturers have refused to sell certain drugs to United States' corrections facilities to use for capital punishment, after US production of necessary drugs stopped and ...
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President Obama's approval rating has continued to drop, while people who have used state insurance exchange websites report far better experiences than people who have used the federal site. More than six in ten Americans in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll who say they have tried to visit the federal government’s ...
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Support for direct negotiations with the Iranians has dropped since September, while trust in the Iranian government to follow through on a nuclear deal is very limited.  Americans don’t trust Iran, and the slow-moving Geneva talks over Iran’s nuclear program has not instilled confidence in Iran’s intentions or the President’s ...
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It may be 150 years since Abraham Lincoln gave his classic explanation of the Union's cause in the Civil War, but disagreements over the war and what it means persist even today. On November 19th 1863 President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. His short speech to dedicate a graveyard ...
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Iran's potential nuclear arsenal is viewed as a very serious threat by the public, but there is wide support for universal nuclear disarmament. Earlier this week talks in Geneva aimed at preventing Iran developing nuclear weapons witnessed a major breakthrough after Western countries – including the US – came very ...
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Americans tend to oppose the federal government playing a major role in cutting obesity rates, but there is support for stricter labelling and calorie count rules.  This month the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a decision to limit trans fats use in foods by requiring producers to justify each specific use ...
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