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With the polls tightening a week ahead of the Iowa caucuses, the real-estate mogul is continuing to raise questions about whether the Texas senator is even eligible for the White House.
Jan. 26, 2016
The criminal justice system "suffers from a one-size-fits-all approach to sentencing and rehabilitation, and that doesn't really serve the interests of public safety," said one task force member.
Jan. 26, 2016
It doesn't matter if they get 3 inches or 3 feet of snow — schools in Indiana can bring students into a virtual classroom if their physical classrooms shut down.
Jan. 26, 2016
The Shanghai Composite was down more than 6 percent – hitting the lowest level in about 14 months. Slumping oil prices and currency worries added to investors' worries.
Jan. 26, 2016
It's the largest city in the U.S. to commit to using only renewable energy. And even though stakeholders are on board, trouble could be brewing over how to implement the plan.
Jan. 26, 2016
Hedgehogs are starting to disappear from the English countryside, threatened by cars, garbage and even fences. But now there's a campaign to save one of England's favorite animals.
Jan. 26, 2016
A 2012 New Jersey law was meant to help juries discern factors that make eyewitness testimony strong versus weak. But research suggests a judge's instructions make jurors discount all such testimony.
Jan. 26, 2016
The world's leading medical journals have a proposal that could transform medical science: Researchers would have to publicly share their clinical data to get their studies published.
Jan. 26, 2016
The president is making changes that include banning solitary confinement for juvenile offenders and for prisoners who have committed low-level infractions.
Jan. 25, 2016
The grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood has found no wrongdoing by the abortion provider, but indicted two anti-abortion activists involved in making covert videos of the organization.
Jan. 25, 2016
The nation's business economists see higher wages coming for workers. But that good news did not cheer Wall Street investors on Monday. They continued to worry about super cheap oil prices.
Jan. 25, 2016
The settlement means Erica Kinsman, who accused Tampa Bay and former Florida State University quarterback of rape in 2012, will drop her Title IX lawsuit against the university.
Jan. 25, 2016
The people in a tiny town in Greenland manage to stay (reasonably) happy even without the sun. But they're sure glad to have it back.
Jan. 25, 2016
The Danish government is determined to persuade asylum seekers not to come to Denmark. But its plan to order police to seize cash and valuables from asylum seekers is sparking an outcry.
Jan. 25, 2016
WHO says the virus is moving fast because the mosquito carrying Zika is widespread in the hemisphere, and the population is not immune. Only Canada is likely to be spared.
Jan. 25, 2016
In parts of Chicago, violence is unavoidable, with effects similar to being in a war zone. The Urban Warriors program connects kids with veterans who may understand what they've been through.
Jan. 25, 2016
After the Patriots' Microsoft Surface tablets briefly stopped working during the AFC Championship, the tech company is getting the wrong kind of publicity.
Jan. 25, 2016
Foodborne illness investigators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other agencies have identified the source of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 12 people and led to one death.
Jan. 25, 2016
We received hundreds of suggestions — many of them wickedly smart. We picked five. Now, let's pick one.
Jan. 25, 2016
Some of the times registered by the robot built by two engineers in Kansas City are under 1.2 seconds; they'll go for a world record next week.
Jan. 25, 2016

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