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Police Suspend Investigation Of U.Va. Rape Claims Made In ‘Rolling Stone’

Police Suspend Investigation Of U.Va. Rape Claims Made In ‘Rolling Stone’The Charlottesville Police Department said it was unable to uncover evidence that corroborated a story about a University of Virginia student who said she was raped during a 2012 fraternity party.

An Object Of Desire: Hope And Yearning For The Internet In Cuba

An Object Of Desire: Hope And Yearning For The Internet In CubaWithout a doubt, the Internet in Cuba is tough. The politics are thorny; getting it is difficult. But there are signs that change is on the horizon.

In Congress, New Attention To Student-Privacy Fears

In Congress, New Attention To Student-Privacy FearsA House bill seeks to restrict what private companies can do with information collected on students.

Starbucks Will Stop Putting The Words ‘Race Together’ On Cups

Starbucks Will Stop Putting The Words ‘Race Together’ On CupsSome see the move as a reaction to widespread criticism of the company's push to start candid conversations about race in its stores. But Starbucks says the move had nothing to do with the backlash.

Paris Bans Some Cars For A Day To Battle Smog

Paris Bans Some Cars For A Day To Battle SmogAccording to one company that measures air quality, the French capital last week briefly dethroned New Delhi and Beijing as the world's most polluted city.

Is A Confederate Flag License Plate Free Speech?

Texas issues specialty license plates at the behest of private groups or individuals. At issue before the Supreme Court Monday is whether the state can reject messages that are offensive to some.

5 Reasons Cruz Announced His Candidacy Early

5 Reasons Cruz Announced His Candidacy EarlyCruz has not been the buzz candidate so far in the GOP's 2016 discussions — nor the media's. In fact, he has seemed at times a bit of a faded rose, a skyrocket that has spent much of its sparkle.

Foraging In The Office Fridge: Petty Theft Or Public Service?

Foraging In The Office Fridge: Petty Theft Or Public Service?A splash of milk for your coffee might pass, but helping yourself to a whole sandwich? Like any controversial office issue, the ethical lines that cut through the fridge aren't so clear.

The Definitive Road Trip? It’s Data-Driven

The Definitive Road Trip? It’s Data-DrivenPlanning your next road trip? A Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University has an algorithm that will plot the best route to take to see any number of sites. But it won't plan your bathroom breaks.

Some Anxiety, But No Slowdown For North Dakota Oil Boom Town

Some Anxiety, But No Slowdown For North Dakota Oil Boom TownLow oil prices have led to a drop in drilling, but not as much as you might expect. In some parts of the state's Bakken oil patch, production continues at a feverish pace.