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Midday Roundup: Nine dead after commuter trains collide in Germany

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Travel tragedy. Two commuter trains collided in Germany this morning, killing nine people and seriously injuring 50 others. Two passengers remain…

Republicans surrender to big-spending liberals

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Since nearly everyone else seems to be employing Star Wars metaphors these days, permit me to use some of my own. To conservatives, the Republican…

Joaquin and Obama: Two forces of nature

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Hurricane Joaquin dumped large amounts of rain on the East Coast, but another “force of nature” flooded the country with so much rhetoric it was difficult…

Sounding the alarm

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | The only economist in Congress, newcomer Dave Brat never tires of warning about the government’s reckless fiscal habits

Taxing propositions

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | The White House Historical Association is promoting a Christmas ornament honoring our 30th president, Calvin Coolidge. This summer, Coolidge was added to the…

Carly Fiorina: Major leaguer

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | To invoke a baseball metaphor, Carly Fiorina has been called up from the minors to the major leagues. After her widely praised debate performance last week,

Deadlines loom as Congress goes back to work

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Fury of September activity includes hot debates over Iran, the budget, and international religious freedom

Midday Roundup: Germanwings co-pilot had practiced deadly maneuver

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | New crash details. French investigators said today that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz practiced a controlled descent on an earlier flight the day he…

Midday Roundup: Windy weather blows Orion launch back a day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Postponed. High winds and glitches forced NASA to cancel today’s test flight of the Orion spacecraft, the next-generation rocket ship designed to replace…

House votes to fund government, arm Syrian rebels

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term funding bill with an amendment authorizing President Barack Obama to…

New gas tax proposed to refill empty federal tank

New gas tax proposed to refill empty federal tank

By Emily Scheie
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Transportation | WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Wednesday proposed raising the federal gasoline and diesel taxes a total of 12…

Where has all the money gone?

Where has all the money gone?

By Cal Thomas
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Government | Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially true when they…

 
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