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What You Need To Know About Ted Cruz

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced his presidential bid Monday on Twitter. If the early campaign trail is any indication of how 2016 will go, the staunch conservative will be exactly who he's always been.
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Police Suspend Investigation Of U.Va. Rape Claims Made In 'Rolling Stone'

The Charlottesville Police Department said they were unable to uncover evidence that corroborated a story about a University of Virginia student who said she was raped during a 2012 fraternity party.
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5 Reasons Cruz Announced His Candidacy Early

Cruz 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.
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ISIS Posts 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

The self-declared Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has posted names, photos and what it says are addresses of 100 U.S. military personnel, calling on its supporters to "deal" with them.
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Hillary Clinton Is Ready To 'Stand Out' As A Female Candidate

The former secretary of state is expected to announce her presidential candidacy soon. In recent weeks, she's given speeches to women's groups, pointing to a likely shift in tone from 2008 to 2016.
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Jurors Resume Deliberating Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Case

Twelve ex-educators are accused of changing students' test scores in a scandal dating back to 2009. Jurors have six months of evidence to go through, including testimony from more than 130 witnesses.
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Teens' App Applauded For Helping Young People With Depression

Some teenage girls are headed to the White House Monday to be recognized for an app they created. Their "Safe & Sound" smartphone app is meant to help teens struggling with depression and anxiety.
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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.
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Census Bureau Tests New Online Survey In Small Towns Ahead Of 2020

The year 2020 will be the first time the Census will be available online. But the Census Bureau must persuade hard-to-reach groups to take the survey. So they're doing a practice run in Savannah, Ga.
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Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

The limit for healthy drinking may be less than you think — one drink a day for women and two for men, according to health experts. New strategies aim to help heavy drinkers reduce their intake.

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