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8 times Bernie Sanders made a total fool of Ted Cruz during their town hall debate

The Vermont senator was in vintage form Wednesday night<p>After failing miserably to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have set their sights on tax reform, confident that if there's one thing the party can agree on, it's tax cuts for the rich. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has …

Middle-class

This year's 11 most important innovations in engineering

Megan Loper<p>Technology<p>From one-rail roller coasters to a fax machine for DNA, these are modern marvels of industry and design.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>A fax …

Engineering

Veggies Are the Star of These 10 Weeknight-Friendly Dinners

You don't have to be a vegetarian to appreciate the goodness eating a meal full of veggies brings. We love squeezing more of them into whatever we …

Healthy Eating

Opinion: In a Culture War, American Values Lose

Nation’s top leaders have already picked a side<p>Over the weekend, a group of white nationalists returned to Charlottesville, Virginia, faces proudly …

Rights & Freedoms

By openly sabotaging ObamaCare, Trump is giving Democrats a tremendous opportunity

Imagine this: What if President Trump's thoughtless and malicious attack on the American health-care system wound up leading to something more …

Politicians Seem to Have Forgotten That Real People Pay Taxes

The most illuminating recent article about the tax reform debate didn’t appear on the front page of any newspaper. It wasn’t in the business section, …

After the carnage in Las Vegas, America faces a choice

Lawmakers cannot just watch people being slaughtered and not act. We must decide: do we want to accept these scenes or say enough?<p>Las Vegas shooting – latest updates<p>Thoughts and prayers just aren’t enough. We can’t go on like this.<p>Another mass shooting has shaken America. Our fellow citizens were …

Guns

Catholic journal criticizes Trump 'value voters'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two close confidants of Pope Francis have written an article in a Jesuit journal that strongly criticizes some American religious supporters of President Donald Trump for their fundamentalist views, which the authors say demonize others and create fear and hatred.<p>The article, in the …

Religion

Jeanne Moreau, an Icon of French Cinema, Dies at 89

Let’s remember the time the formidable star put a young Warren Beatty in his place.<p>Jeanne Moreau, an actress inextricably linked to the rise of French New Wave cinema and who ascended to become one of her country’s most revered performers, has died. She was 89 years old. A cause of death has not …

Warren Beatty

Sanders questions if Clinton is 'qualified' to be president

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders on Wednesday questioned whether Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is "qualified" to be president after she spent much of the day criticizing his record and his preparedness for the job.<p>"She has been saying lately that she thinks that I am quote unquote not …

Government

Smuggler of Stolen Artifacts From Palmyra Speaks Out About ISIS' Illicit Operation

A man with a long black scarf wrapped tightly around his face sat down in an apartment in southern Turkey and placed a plastic shopping bag on a table. He reached inside to reveal a 20-inch-tall relief.<p>The sculpture depicting a sun god, he said, was the last in a series of artifacts he had been …

Archaeology

American veteran who escaped Nazi prison camp gets medal

Edwin Shifrin's family knew he successfully escaped from a Nazi prison camp during the Second World War, but it wasn't until one of his children started digging into his wartime past that they learned the details of the clever escape.<p>Mr Shifrin, 93, seldom discussed his time at war, but he received …

Claire McCaskill