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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.

What If Everyone In America Had To Vote?

What If Everyone In America Had To Vote?President Obama called the idea of mandatory voting potentially "transformative." That's true, and Democrats might love it, but it's not likely to happen.

Despite Cease-Fire, Skirmishes Carry On Along Ukraine’s Front Line

Despite Cease-Fire, Skirmishes Carry On Along Ukraine’s Front LineUkrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists are still exchanging fire and inflicting casualties at hot spots in eastern Ukraine. The separatists haven't withdrawn heavy weapons, Ukrainians say.

How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. Cities

How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. CitiesWhat do families in the middle of the income distribution actually make in cities around the United States?

Cramped Chicken Cages Are Going Away. What Comes Next?

Cramped Chicken Cages Are Going Away. What Comes Next?The results are in from a long-running study of three different ways to house egg-laying chickens. It found that more hens survive in cages, and cages are cheaper. But consumers prefer cage-free eggs.

Premera Blue Cross Cyberattack Exposed Millions Of Customer Records

The health insurance provider has revealed that a cyberattack discovered in January may have made the medical and financial information of 11 million people vulnerable to thieves.

Protesters, Police Clash At Opening Of European Central Bank Headquarters

Protesters, Police Clash At Opening Of European Central Bank HeadquartersProtesters set fire to police cars and barricades. Police responded with water cannons during a ceremony to inaugurate the $1 billion-plus building in Frankfurt, Germany.