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Beyond the American black and white racial divide

Beyond the American black and white racial divide

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Due to the current racial climate in the United States, discussions of race generally focus on issues related to African-Americans and Anglos. But the…

NSA snooping finds few friends on Capitol Hill

By Jim Henry
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National Security | Congress will again take up the re-authorization of the Patriot Act next week. The Senate failed to reach an agreement on the measure Friday after contentious…

Obama’s hot-air commencement address

By Cal Thomas
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Climate Change | I didn’t attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn’t want to…

Midday Roundup: Texas-sized deluge spreads Lone Star State misery

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Too much. Heavy rain and flooding continue to plague Texas today as Houston residents scrambled for higher ground amid some of the worst street flooding in…

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the federal death penalty

By Mary Reichard
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Death Penalty | A death sentence hangs over 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after a federal jury in Boston condemned him two weeks ago. The same panel convicted Tsarnaev on all…

Poltergeist scares up few thrills

By Bob Brown
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Movies | When horror-thriller movies are a dime a dozen, it takes a shiny penny to stand out in the roll. A dull Poltergeist doesn’t stack up to recent spooky spools…

FBI questions in-flight hacker who claims plane takeover

FBI questions in-flight hacker who claims plane takeover

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | A hacker told the FBI last week he has been able to crack aircraft computers on numerous occasions—as a passenger. According to the affidavit, Chris Roberts…

Supreme Court clearing docket with rulings on police, guns, and money

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Use of force.The U.S. Supreme Court handed down six rulings last week—four unanimous, one a 5-4 split, and another 6-2. In the last ruling, Justice Stephen…

If you survive to a hundred and five

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Government | Philadelphia just had its annual celebration of centenarians, of which there are 500 who call our fair city home. Mayor Michael Nutter was on hand to fete the…

The end of the Boy Scouts

By D.C. Innes
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Boy Scouts | Boy Scouts of America (BSA) president and former Defense Secretary Robert Gates told the Scouts’ annual national meeting last week that the 105-year old…

If we only knew …

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Iraq | The question of the day—perhaps of this whole election cycle—is this one: If you were president, and knew then what we know now, would you have gone to…

Human rights group blames Syrian government for most church attacks

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Syria’s Christians continue to be caught in the middle of the ongoing war between various anti-government factions, Islamic State (ISIS) militants, and the…

 
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