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A Telling Confrontation Between Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio

The two Cuban American senators confronted one another on immigration, revealing where they differ and what it might mean moving forward.<p>For the last couple of Republican presidential debates, Cuban American Senator Marco Rubio has tiptoed around immigration the few times the issue was raised—but …

Republicans

First on CNN: New U.S. intel bulletin provides details of Paris attack plans

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Paris terrorist attackers conducted prior surveillance of at least some of the locations they attacked and showed signs of tactical planning and military-style training, a new U.S. intelligence bulletin says.<p>The bulletin issued by the FBI, Homeland Security department and the National …

Letter from Raqqa: 'A prison guarded by men in black'

<i>Syria's Raqqa province was taken by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group in late 2013 and its main city declared its capital. What was once a busy and bustling city is now a place where people live under a brutal and oppressive regime.</i><p><i>A resident of the city talks to Al Jazeera's Diana Al</i> …

Islamic State: Kurdish militia 'winning' battle against jihadists in Syria's north-east

A Kurdish militia in Syria says it is winning a battle against Islamic State (IS) fighters around the Syrian city of Hasakah, with the aid of US-led …

New Understanding of Cause of Alzheimer's Symptoms

<b>Amyloid plaques may be strangling blood flow.</b><p>Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have uncovered a mechanism in the brain that could …

Analysts Accuse CENTCOM of Covering Up Cooked ISIS Intelligence

Allegations are mounting that senior intelligence officials at Central Command not only skewed findings on the ISIS war to please D.C., but tried to …

Analysis: Mideast chaos, violence won't end with IS defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chaos and violence gripping the Middle East are not likely to evaporate even if the forces arrayed against the Islamic State group manage to crush the brutal army and its drive to establish an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria and beyond.<p>Why?<p>The national structures and …

In a Holidaze? Do More Than Survive the Season with Holiday Central

Sure it’s a joyful time, but the holidays can also be stressful. From deciding what to buy for friends and family, to traveling with the masses in potentially snow-covered terrain, to heated debates at the dining room table, the holidays can go pear-shaped fast. While we can’t prevent every #fail, …

Dining Rooms

Meat tax far less unpalatable than government thinks, research finds

People are more likely to back policies to curb meat eating for health and climate reasons, Chatham House survey suggests<p>Taxing meat to simultaneously tackle climate change and improve global health would be far less unpalatable than governments think, according to new research.<p>Meat production …

A Constitutional Right to Hovercraft?

The U.S. Supreme Court considers an odd case from Alaska, with the fraught question of federal management of Western lands hovering in the background.<p>“Raisins are not wild animals even when they are dancing,” Michael McConnell told the U.S. Supreme Court last term, thereby winning the first annual …

Forests

What To Watch For At Democrats' First Debate

A bruised Hillary Clinton will have much to prove as she takes the debate stage Tuesday evening alongside four of her Democratic presidential challengers. The former secretary of state has been damaged by lingering questions about her private email server and doubts about her trustworthiness.<p>That …

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …

An Insider’s Guide to Wonders of the State Fair of Texas

Today marks the 129th year of Dallas’ State Fair of Texas. Here's how to do it right.<p>Every year, shortly after the beginning of fall, Dallas’ famed …

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mars

The World’s Leaders at the UN: Pictures

Democrats

Green Beret discharged for beating alleged child rapist speaks out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sergeant 1st Class Charles Martland, the Green Beret being separated involuntarily from the U.S. Army for kicking and body slamming an Afghan police commander he describes as a "brutal child rapist," began telling his side of the story Monday.<p>Martland is under a gag order imposed by the …

Germany surprises migrants with its warm welcome

BERLIN — As a student in Syria, Ahmad Talep Agha worried that Europe was not a place that would open its heart to refugees like him.<p>Now that he's been in Germany for over a year after a hazardous journey across the Mediterranean Sea, that apprehension has turned into surprise: Europe's largest …

Baltimore to pay family of Freddie Gray $6.4M

The city of Baltimore announced an agreement Tuesday to pay $6.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man black man who died in April after suffering a critical injury while in police custody.<p>Gene Ryan, president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of …

Japanese-American WWII war hero Ben Kuroki dies

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Ben Kuroki, who overcame the American military's discriminatory policies to become the only Japanese American to fly over …

U.S. Army

Why Google Is Going All In On Diabetes

Millions of people with diabetes prick a finger more than five times a day to monitor their blood glucose levels. It's a painful and expensive process.<p>But now, Google's Life Sciences division is putting its immense resources behind new initiatives aimed at helping them better live with the …

Diabetes

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Culver's Menu

Recent Reviews<p>juicy but pricey<p>"Well I was hungry, I had a buy one get one free coupon, & never had Culvers double cheese burger...."<p>Great burgers!<p>"I …