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Science Says Drinking Water Before Meals Can Make You Much Fitter

If you start drinking water regularly before mealtimes, it will help you to lose some weight, according to a University of Birmingham study.

Third Republican debate: nine things we learned

The third Republican debate is over. Here’s what we learned:<p>There were tricky questions for Marco Rubio, the senator from Florida, about missing a lot of votes in Congress, for Ted Cruz, the senator from Texas, about his contrarianism ... and one about fantasy football that Chris Christie, the …

Government

Carson slams Obama for Oregon visit with shooting victims' families

If he were president, Ben Carson would not visit Roseburg, Oregon, in the aftermath of last week's deadly shooting, as President Barack Obama is scheduled to do on Friday. The Republican presidential candidate also slammed Obama for his call on the same day of the shooting to politicize the event …

Donald Trump's front-runner status has virtually evaporated

A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday shows Carson with 20% support among Republican primary voters nationally, just one point below Trump.<p>Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) tied for third in the poll, both grabbing 11%, while former Florida Gov. …

The Story Behind the Heartwarming Photo of the Professor Holding His Student's Toddler During Class

To the surprise of one Tennessee college professor, a photo of a him holding his student's toddler son during a class lecture Monday night has taken …

Ben Carson's warning

"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits." (Matthew 7:15-16)<p>Major newspaper editorials and some columnists have their knickers in a twist over remarks by Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. …

To This Secular Muslim, Ben Carson Had a Point

Take it from someone who’s been fighting it her whole adult life: The sad truth is that too many Muslims want to mix mosque and state.<p>Ben Carson’s …

Religion

Poll: Trump steady, Carson, Fiorina, Bush up after GOP debate

Donald Trump's momentum appears to have stalled, according to the latest national Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday.<p>Trump still leads the pack among registered Republican voters with 25 percent, statistically unchanged from last month's Quinnipiac survey that put him at 28 percent. …

The GOP Nomination: It's Still Jeb Bush

Back in April of 2014, when everyone was still riding the Chris Christie bandwagon (despite the BridgeGate and Sandygate scandals), I wrote why Jeb Bush will win the 2016 presidential nomination. Eight months later I wrote "Here Comes Bush v Clinton 2.0." Almost a year later it's <i>still</i> Jeb …

Donald Trump: 'God is the ultimate'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> There are two things that impress Donald Trump: God and Donald Trump.<p>In an interview with the Christian Broadcast Network's The Brody File at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the Republican presidential front-runner was asked to describe what God …

Ben Carson Walks Back Anti-Muslim Comments With More Anti-Muslim Comments

"I stand by the comments."<p>Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson continued to explain controversial comments he made about Muslims by making more inflammatory comments about Muslims.<p>Carson received a barrage of backlash after telling "Meet the Press" on Sunday that he "would not advocate that …

Ben Carson: Big Bang A Fairy Tale, Theory Of Evolution Encouraged By The Devil

"I personally believe that this theory that Darwin came up with was something that was encouraged by the adversary, and it has become what is scientifically, politically correct."<p>In a speech delivered in 2012, Ben Carson said the big bang theory was part of the "fairy tales" pushed by "highfalutin …