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Ted Cruz Says San Bernardino Shooting Shows U.S. 'At a Time of War'

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Wednesday’s mass shooting in California raises additional concerns about the threat of radical Islamic terrorism, saying …

The 11 most explosive moments of the GOP debate

The Fox Business News moderators are keeping themselves out of the crosshairs, but the Republican debate on Tuesday night still had plenty of memorable moments. Below are some of the best:<p><b>1. Trump’s back.</b><p>After a low-energy performance in the last debate, Trump came out punching and wisecracking on …

Government

Singapore and Israel show the world how to tackle dangerous water shortages

Access to clean and abundant water is a problem in developed and developing nations around the globe. It’s time for world leaders to address these issues before they become full-blown crises.<p>Take Pakistan, which is headed for severe water shortages over the next decade. Global climate change is one …

Water

7 tips that will change the way you brew coffee at home

Even a drip coffee machine can brew a cup with an artisanal flavor.<p>I (really) love coffee, so I'm always testing new ways to make the best home-brewed cup of coffee.<p>There are a few techniques that can immediately improve the quality of your coffee, no matter how fancy (or basic) your coffee machine …

Coffee

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

7 Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

Donald Trump is right: America's real unemployment rate is 40%

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is not predicated on the candidate’s mastery of or allegiance to facts.<p>His views on things like immigration or …

25 Reasons I'm Voting for Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton and the GOP Nominee

The 2016 presidential election will be studied for generations, primarily because it's a turning point in U.S. history. Will the Democratic Party shift even further to the right, or will Democrats nominate a true progressive? Below are 25 reasons I'm voting only for Bernie Sanders in 2016. And …

Why the New iPhone Camera Is Gonna Make You Take Better Pics

Three words: deep trench isolation.<p>Apple unveiled the new iPhones today, and one of the most exciting bits of news to come out of the event involves one of the most-used parts of an iPhone: the camera.<p>Obviously, by upgrading its main camera from 8 to 12 megapixels, the new camera will allow for …

Why China’s stock market bubble was always bound to burst

Over the past few weeks, punters in China underwent a near-death experience when their country’s two stock exchanges entered freefall. The rapidly inflating bubble that had driven share prices to dizzying heights had suddenly burst. By this spring, the stock markets in Shanghai, with 831 listed …

Stock Markets

Supreme Court saves Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Obamacare has survived -- again.<p>In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court saved the controversial health care law that will define President Barack Obama's administration for generations to come.<p>The ruling holds that the Affordable Care Act authorized federal tax credits for eligible …

Health Care

Want to Be an Ally in the Fight Against Racism? Two Teens Show How It's Done

Every American has a moral responsibility to fight racism and injustice. What happened at a pool party in the Craig Ranch North community in McKinney, Texas, this week was but one more example that that fight is by no means over. If there is one heartening thing we can take from that afternoon's …

First Apple CarPlay systems arrive courtesy of Pioneer

Firmware update enables existing NEX in-dash receivers<p>Pioneer is now the first aftermarket manufacturer to support Apple CarPlay with the release of new firmware for its NEX in-dash receivers. The 2014 NEX series ranges in price from $700 to $1,400. Pioneer also announced a new $600 AppRadio 4 with …

My kid could be a pundit!

Americans are so ignorant of basic civics that our political decisions depend on basic mental shortcuts<p>On Election Day 2012, I drove by scores of political signs and advertisements strategically placed by the road to the polling station near my home. My son and I walked past the numerous green …