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Benghazi blunderers back to work, Common Core, Ashton Kutcher on jobs and Jobs
Today’s news and a report on the reinstatement of State Department employees suspended for security failures that led to the deaths of Americans in Benghazi, plus: a discussion on the Common Core controversy, commentary from Cal Thomas on the U.K.’s health problems headed this way, a review of the modestly pro-capitalism and pro-adoption Jobs, and more
Thursday morning news
Syria: Bloody civil war takes another turn for the worse, as evidence points to another poison gas attack by the Assad regime on anti-government rebels.
NSA: Newspaper uncovers a broader domestic surveillance program, monitoring some 75 percent of all U.S. internet traffic.
Hasan: Accused Fort Hood shooter rests his mass-murder defense without calling a witness or presenting evidence.
Religion: Atheist activist seeks to revive lawsuit aimed at abolishing the ministerial tax exemption
Business/economy: Housing market shows new signs of life, but word that the Fed is nearing the end of its monetary stimulus prompts another market dive.
Kerry reinstates officials suspended following Benghazi attack
TW&E’s Kent Covington reports on the reinstatement of four State Department employees suspended late last year after security failures at a U.S. consulate led to deaths of four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya.
The Common Core controversy
Education reporter Joy Pullman explains why the Common Core State Standards Initiative is stirring strong opposition among both parents and teachers.
The British (health laws) are coming
Commentator Cal Thomas reports from the U.K. on the myriad problems of the National Health Service and warns that Obamacare is likely to duplicate them here on a grander scale.
Ashton Kutcher on jobs and Jobs
TW&E film and television critic Megan Basham on the PG-13 biopic on the founder of Apple, in which she finds two unusual and probably inadvertent pro–free enterprise and pro-adoption messages.