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Television debates have been a mainstay since 1976 in presidential campaigns. Now, the GOP presidential front-runner is taking a big gamble just days before the Iowa caucuses.
Jan. 28, 2016
Ramzan Kadyrov is an aggressive supporter of Vladimir Putin, vilifying opponents of the Russian president as traitors and "Satans" who should be eliminated. But his bluster may provoke a backlash.
Jan. 28, 2016
For the last decade, a Veteran Service Organization operating inside a prison has aided 1,000 incarcerated veterans in receiving more than $15 million in benefits for themselves and their dependents.
Jan. 28, 2016
Having millions of followers on Twitter or Instagram isn't necessarily a great achievement if they don't engage with you. Putting a value on social media followers is a burgeoning business.
Jan. 28, 2016
Most of the workers who are picking oranges in Florida are temporary "guest" workers from Mexico. They have signed contracts to work for growers who arranged their visas and provide their housing.
Jan. 28, 2016
Donald Trump has once again commanded the spotlight creating yet another unprecedented moment in presidential campaigns. He bolted a Fox News debate and is holding his own counter event instead.
Jan. 28, 2016
Starting in 2017, the DeLorean Motor Company plans to build several hundred new replicas of the stainless steel, gull-winged car made famous for it's role in the sci-fi movie trilogy.
Jan. 27, 2016
The weather trail that led to a blizzard in the Mid-Atlantic likely started with a very warm Pacific, scientists suspect. Whether climate shifts will bring more strong El Niños is still uncertain.
Jan. 27, 2016
The blizzard of 2016 made us wonder: What happens when people who emigrated from unsnowy climes have their first encounter with the white stuff?
Jan. 27, 2016
For the first time on a mass scale, a car built in China will be on sale in the U.S., joining countless other Chinese-made products. It comes as Chinese firms invest billions in the auto industry.
Jan. 27, 2016
A suburban Chicago police officer Joseph Glineiwicz staged his suicide last September to look like a murder, sparking a massive manhunt. It turns out he had embezzled from a city program for years.
Jan. 27, 2016
These millennials and teenagers no longer want to stay silent. They are using what they know best — the Internet — to counter the Islamic State's propaganda.
Jan. 27, 2016
Texas' open-carry law is now in effect, but many women prefer to keep their weapons concealed. A growing industry is meeting a range of gun fashion needs, from bra holsters to luxury handbags.
Jan. 27, 2016
Amid concerns about setbacks in the fight against the Taliban, President Obama has tapped Lt. Gen. John "Mick" Nicholson to take charge of international forces.
Jan. 27, 2016
Federal Reserve policymakers said they believe the U.S. economy is growing at a moderate pace, and that any increases this year will be "gradual."
Jan. 27, 2016
It's funny, family planning researchers aren't that comfortable talking about ... s-e-x. But two of them did in a study about the impact of contraception on "coital frequency."
Jan. 27, 2016
The school maintains that 90 percent of its graduates who are looking for work find employment in their field. The Federal Trade Commission calls that statement deceptive.
Jan. 27, 2016
The agreement creates guidelines for training police officers and when they can use force. It also requires body-worn cameras and an overhaul of the municipal court system.
Jan. 27, 2016
Italy's Senate takes up a measure this week that would permit civil unions, but the bill would not legalize same-sex marriage. All of Western Europe already permits one or both.
Jan. 27, 2016
Almost all cable subscribers pay to rent a set-top box netting the industry billions a year. Chairman Tom Wheeler says ending that practice would lead to more innovation in the way we consume TV.
Jan. 27, 2016

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