Until now, there’s been inadequate information about whether child marriage is a substantial problem in the United States, or whether it’s a problem at all. According to a new report by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, approximately 78,400 children in the US are or have been married. Although all states in the US set 18 as the legal age minimum for marriage, exceptions to the minimum can be granted in every state under varying conditions including parental consent and official approval.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of China Xi Jinping held their first Informal Summit in Wuhan on April 27-28, to exchange views on overarching issues of bilateral and global importance, and to elaborate their respective visions and priorities for national development in the context of the current and future international situation.

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The struggle to get enough nutritious food could be far worse than previously understood, according to a new study examining the intersection between hunger and the types of foods found at nearby stores.

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More than half of gun owners do not safely store all their guns, according to a new survey of 1,444 US gun owners conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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A new University of Delaware Center for Political Communication/ RABA Research poll found nearly three-fourths (71%) of Americans surveyed view Muslims as being more "them" than "us."

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Are voters in new democracies so disenchanted with the political process that more and more are staying away from the polls?

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