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Trump Hammers Birther Charge, Dismisses Cruz As 'The Canadian'

With the polls tightening a week ahead of the Iowa caucuses, the real-estate mogul is continuing to raise questions about whether the Texas senator is even eligible for the White House.
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Eye-Catching Airbnb Listing Looks Promising But Chilly

The post from New York read: for $200, stay in Snowpocalypse's most desirable getaway. The catch? It was an Igloo — hand-built from fresh snow. Airbnb removed the post.
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For Some Schools, Learning Doesn't Stop On Snow Days

It doesn't matter if they get 3 inches or 3 feet of snow — schools in Indiana can bring students into a virtual classroom if their physical classrooms shut down.
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As Iowa Caucuses Near, Democrats Hear From Presidential Candidates

The Iowa Democratic Party hosted a town hall Monday night, where the three presidential candidates talked to voters. It wasn't technically a debate and they didn't appear on stage at the same time.
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Zika Virus Will Spread Through The Americas, WHO Says

The Zika virus, which has been blamed for birth defects, is spread by a type of mosquito that is found in every country in the Western Hemisphere, except Canada where the weather is too cold.
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A Judge's Guidance Makes Jurors Suspicious Of Any Eyewitness

A 2012 New Jersey law was meant to help juries discern factors that make eyewitness testimony strong versus weak. But research suggests a judge's instructions make jurors discount all such testimony.
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Pentagon Gets ISIS Metaphor Wrong, Critics Say

Defense Secretary Ash Carter's metaphor for ISIS is that of a cancer that must be excised before it can metastasize. Critics say the description misunderstands the nature of the problem.
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LISTEN: Billionaire Charles Koch Says He's Behind On Political Spending

The organization of donors led by Charles and his brother David has vowed to spend $889 million to influence the 2016 election. Yet he suggested to NPR he is merely playing defense, not offense.
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LA Enclave Encourages Chinese Teens Furthering Their Education

China sends more students to the U.S. than any other country, and a growing number of them are teenagers. More than 23,000 Chinese teens attend a U.S. high school — hoping to go on to a good college.
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Grand Jury Indicts Anti-Abortion Activists Who Made Undercover Videos

A Texas grand jury decided not to indict Planned Parenthood on charges of selling embryos for research — and has decided instead to indict 2 people who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood executives.

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