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Midday Roundup: Ukraine turns away sketchy Russian aid convoy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Arms or aid? Ukrainian officials announced today they will not allow a Russian convoy of aid to cross the border into the country’s conflict-plagued eastern…

Doughnut-eating champ out-eats cops, but can’t outrun them

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A North Carolina fugitive was dangerously close to the cops Tuesday when he participated in—and won—a doughnut-eating contest hosted by the local police…

Protect the truth, not the image

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | We all know people who are so focused on their image that what lies underneath has rotted away. It happens when image is primary instead of secondary. It…

Is leaving a child to play alone at a park criminal neglect?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | A South Carolina mom is facing up to 10 years in prison for leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park while she went to work. Police arrested Debra Harrell at…

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…

Is U.S. mental health policy penny wise and pound foolish?

By Julie Borg
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Mental illness | The rate of incarceration for mentally ill patients is climbing as a result of Medicaid tightening control on certain antipsychotic medications, according to…

Dangerous facts

Dangerous facts

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | The Heritage Foundation for years has published a useful Index of Economic Freedom, and this morning it introduced another helpful compendium, the 2014 Index…

Chasing a spider with a blowtorch is not a good idea

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A roundup of wacky news

Midday Roundup: Migrants blame U.S. policy for border surge

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Immigration misinformation. Unchecked violence in Central America is not the chief cause of the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border, according…

Midday Roundup: Violent offender charged in grisly family murder

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | In custody. The man accused of murdering six family members execution-style in a Houston suburb on Wednesday wanted to find his ex-wife, the sister of one of…

Chicago: A town that won’t let you down?

By Cal Thomas
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Crime | Frank Sinatra’s song about Chicago, “My Kind of Town,” “a the town that won’t let you down,” seems dated in light of last weekend’s shooting…

Midday Roundup: Former NOLA mayor gets 10-year corruption sentence

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sentenced. Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will spend the next 10 years in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from businesses…

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