Daily Dispatches

 
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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Albuquerque Tea Party (ATP) filed for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)4 in December 2009. As of July 2014, the group still has no idea when—or…

Are STEM majors getting the new ‘universal’ degrees?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | While Jennifer Mok graduated with an industrial engineering degree in 2010, she now works as a management consultant for nonprofits in Washington, D.C.

Employer-based health insurance takes a hit

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | New data from health insurance providers suggests more than 1.7 million people lost coverage through their jobs between October 2013 and March of this year.

Joe Biden, long-shot for president

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the second in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

No end in sight for Gaza conflict

By Ryan Hill
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Israel | One minute, nine Palestinian children were playing on a swing set at the Shati refugee camp in Gaza. The next, an explosion covered the ground in smoke and…

Midday Roundup: EU, U.S. clamp down on cash flow to Russia

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Cut off. The United States and European Union on Tuesday enacted new sanctions against Russia in an attempt to stymie its economy. The sanctions hammer the…

Latest pro-life efforts target abortion tourism

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pro-life abortion restrictions taking hold across the country are having unintended consequences in a few states with less regulation: women traveling across…

Globe Trot: Taliban gains ground in Afghanistan

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: World events are moving Western focus elsewhere, and a Taliban advance is going unreported with U.S. forces in decline and an election crisis…

Congresswoman’s baby happy, healthy a year after miracle birth

By Courtney Crandell
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Life | A choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations July 23 when he praised a doctor who helped a fellow lawmaker’s infant…

Appeals court saves last Mississippi abortion center from closure

By Lynde Langdon
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Abortion | A federal appeals court panel ruled today that a Mississippi law that would close the state’s only abortion facility is unconstitutional. The three-judge…

U.S. lawmakers: Stop violence in Ukraine, hit Putin where it hurts

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Ukraine | WASHINGTON—In a grassy field in eastern Ukraine, several victims of the Malaysian plane crash rot in the summer sun. Pro-Russian separatist fighters have…

Grading the effectiveness of public charter schools

By Emily Scheie
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Education | As July turns into August, smart shoppers are comparing prices on school supplies. At the University of Arkansas, a team of researchers has applied this idea…

 
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