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Midday Roundup: Comcast merger falls apart to the delight of Netflix

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | No deal. Cable giant Comcast confirmed today it no longer wants to buy the No. 2 company in the industry, Time Warner. If the $45.2 billion merger had gone…

American Airlines–US Airways marriage gets FAA blessing

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | American Airlines and US Airways are celebrating the final step in their $11 billion merger deal. The milestone came last week when the Federal Aviation…

Groups aim to make up for lost forests with Arbor Day plantings

By George Weaver
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Environment | Conservation groups are converging on empty green spaces in urban areas across the country today, armed with shovels and saplings. The mass tree plantings are…

Free speech still cool on campus, religious freedom … not so much

By James Bruce
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Higher Education | Two prominent research universities have publicly affirmed their commitment to free speech, even as state legislatures debate whether a Christian campus…

Benghazi panel summons Clinton to answer for emails

By J.C. Derrick
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Benghazi | WASHINGTON—A U.S. House committee investigating what happened before, during, and after the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, today summoned former…

Leaving college again

Leaving college again

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Essay | When I graduated from college, I fell headlong into sleep—in the long and the short view. On the way home to New York when my family and I stopped for…

Long-awaited Loretta Lynch nomination approved

By Leigh Jones
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Government | The Senate voted to confirm Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general today, making her the first African-American woman to hold the post. Although some…

Google updates search formula to favor mobile-friendly sites

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | A major change this week in Google’s dominant search algorithm might signal that the tech giant sees mobile devices rather than desktop computers as the…

The Armenian genocide in fiction and fact

The Armenian genocide in fiction and fact

By Marvin Olasky
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Persecution | Tomorrow is the centennial anniversary of the day Ottoman Turkish officials rounded up 250 Armenian leaders in Istanbul and began what’s now known as the…

Midday Roundup: U.S. kills American hostage in al-Qaeda strike

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hostage deaths. A U.S. counterterrorism strike killed two Western hostages earlier this year, the White House said today. The military did not…

Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | “… that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain …” —Abraham Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address While the U.S. military in…

Christian scientists: Darwinian planet-eating Earth theory hard to swallow

By Julie Borg
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Science | Just as human babies often put things in their mouths and swallow them, researchers at Oxford University have developed a theory that, in its infancy, the…

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