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Domino’s Delivers Pizza to Man on Train

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When hunger strikes, forget a snicker bar, call domino’s—at least that’s what producer DJ Artwork, a member of the Magnetic Man project, did on his way from...

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    Man Puts Dream Boat Aside, Plans to Pay for Kindergartners’ College Education Instead

    A stranger is planning to pay college tuition for 26 kindergartners at Rio Vista Elementary School in Anaheim, California. Marty Burbank, an attorney and Navy... Read more

  • Yin Liping testifies before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, April 14, on "China's Pervasive Use of Torture." Ms. Yin is a Falun Gong practitioner who survived torture, forced labor, and sexual violence in Masanjia and other forced labor camps in China. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    China’s Systemic Use of Torture Put Under Congressional Scrutiny

    WASHINGTON—The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC)’s hearing on April 14 on systematic torture commonly used in Communist China’s detention facilities was sobering and disturbing. The... Read more

  • A juvenile offender studies in a reading class at Circleville Youth Center in Circleville, Ohio, on Feb. 28, 2008. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

    Ohio Proves It: Rehabilitation Works

    You might not guess it from the Republican governor or GOP-dominated legislature, but Ohio is proving itself the most progressive state in the union when... Read more

  • FILE - In this July 24, 2009, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, a leader of the Human Rights Education Institute, stands in front of a mural she painted at the institute's offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter president who made headlines in June when her race came into question. (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File)

    Rachel Dolezal Has ‘No Regrets’ Identifying Herself as a Black Woman, Plans to Write Book on Racial Identity

    Rachel Dolezal, who sparked a lot of controversial debates due to a misrepresentation of her race, says she doesn’t “have any regrets” with how she... Read more

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    Tennessee Mom Gives Birth to Twins—5 Weeks Apart

    High school sweethearts Kristen and Ian Miller found out they were expecting twins just a few months after they celebrated their first wedding anniversary in... Read more

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    Baby Smiles Seeing Mom For The First Time With New Glasses

    For the first four months of his life, Leopold Wilbur Reppond suffered from a rare disorder called oculocutaneous albinism. The condition affects the color of... Read more

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    Police Dog Nicky Laid to Rest, Fellow Dogs Bark Goodbye

    At a public funeral for K9 Nicky, a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department dog, fellow police dogs barked their goodbyes on April 6. The 8-year-old... Read more

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    The Waning Influence of American Political Parties

    Young Americans don’t care much for political parties. According to the Pew Research Center, 48 percent of millennials (ages 18–33) identify as independents. That’s almost... Read more

  • Investment clubs depend on teamwork and collective intelligence to help its members become better investors. (Anna Romanovska/Epoch Times)

    A Resurrection for Investment Clubs?

    While low-cost investing with “robo-advice” is one solution gaining traction for helping people invest, an avant-garde option—one that actually makes people better investors—could be group... Read more

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    Understanding Drug Pricing: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Industrial Relations of Your Personal Health

      Devon M. Herrick, Ph.D., is a health economist and expert on 21st-century medicine, including the evolution of Internet-based medicine, consumer-driven healthcare and key changes... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets reporters in the spin room following a debate sponsored by Fox News at the Fox Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Voters in Michigan will go to the polls March 8 for the State's primary. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    When Covering Elections, Journalists Face a Debilitating Dilemma

    Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.” “If I say... Read more

  • Voters use electronic machines to vote at a polling place during primary voting in Stark County in Beach City, Ohio, on March 15, 2016. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Aging Voting Machines Threaten Election Integrity

    Imagine you went to your basement and dusted off the laptop or mobile phone that you used in 2002. What would happen if you tried... Read more

  • People cheer during a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at Key Arena in Seattle on March 20, 2016. (Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images)

    Young Voters Could Tip the Scales in 2016—Here’s What Drives Their Political Activity

    Indications that Millennial voters could sway key states in the 2016 election make the question of what drives politically active young people particularly salient for... Read more

  • Expert gunsmith Keith Carey stands behind the counter at his shop, where he makes suicide prevention literature available, in Montrose, Colo., on Feb. 23, 2016. Carey is a staunch, though soft-spoken, defender of the right to bear arms, sharing the worries of many in the region that gun control would debilitate America. Yet he's also a willing recruit in a fledgling effort to see if the gun community itself—sellers and owners of firearms, operators of shooting ranges—can help Colorado and a swath of other Western states reduce their highest-in-the-nation suicide rates. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Western States Seek Ways to Lower Suicide Rates

    MONTROSE, Colo.—Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the rocky mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch,... Read more

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    Can ‘Technomeat’ Live Up to Its Promise?

    A small group of Silicon Valley-funded tech companies is out to disrupt factory livestock farming with plant-meat alternatives that are better for the environment than meat,... Read more

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    Dog Owner Fulfills Final Item on Bucket List After Buddy Dies

    Buddy, a 7-year-old dog, who got famous on the Internet for his extensive bucket list, passed away at 10 a.m. on March 30. But not before... Read more

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