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EU to U.K.: Get moms back to work

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Stay-at-home moms in the U.K. need to get back into the workforce, according to a European Union (EU) recommendation presented to financial leaders last week.

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

By Jim Henry
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Religion | The New York Times ’ Mark Oppenheimer says it’s time for churches to pay their ‘fair’ share

Man known as British ‘Schindler’ dies

By Wayne Stender
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Obituary | Sir Nicholas Winton, who died today at age 106, was an English stockbroker who saved 669 Jewish Czechoslovakian children from Nazi death camps during World…

Push to redefine gender plays out in public schools

Push to redefine gender plays out in public schools

By Lynde Langdon
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Transgenderism | In Gloucester County, Va., a 15-year-old wants the government to force schools to allow transgender students to use opposite-sex public restrooms. In Downey,

Midday Roundup: U.S., Cuba friends again after 54-year breakup

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Friends again. The United States and Cuba will formally restore diplomatic relations today, a historic move first announced in December. This morning, the…

Myanmar’s parliament shoots down vote to lessen military control

By Anna K. Poole
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Myanmar | Myanmar’s recent transition toward democracy is still haunted by a half-century of brutal military dictatorship and a junta-era constitution. Last week,

Brazilian president mends fences with White House visit

By Katlyn Babyak
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South America | President Barack Obama has neglected relations with most Latin American countries, aside from Cuba, but this week he made strides to improve relations with…

Small business owners warn extending overtime pay will kill jobs

By Abby Reese
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Business | President Barack Obama has proposed an overhaul of the nation’s overtime pay rules that could require business owners to pay billions more for overtime.

Government agrees to house immigrants based on gender preference

By Evan Wilt
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Immigration | LGBT advocates insist transgender immigrants need alternative options to federal detention, similar to those offered to pregnant women, children, and the…

Britain deploys counterterrorism police to investigate Tunisian attack

By Onize Ohikere
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Terrorism | Britain has deployed about 600 counterterrorism police to help investigate Friday’s attack at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in the Tunisian beach resort town…

What the Confederate flag represents to African-Americans

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | In the past week, arsonists have burned to the ground several black churches in the South. Perhaps these fires have nothing to do with race. Yet, these crimes…

Gay lobby groups go after clerks who won’t issue marriage licenses

By Jae Wasson
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Marriage | In the face of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling, state officials with religious convictions are grappling with how to reconcile their beliefs with the pressure…

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