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Long-awaited Loretta Lynch nomination approved

By Leigh Jones
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Government | The Senate voted to confirm Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general today, making her the first African-American woman to hold the post. Although some…

Flunking civics should no longer be an option

Flunking civics should no longer be an option

By Cal Thomas
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Education | “Don’t know much about history” —Sam Cooke It’s an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks, “What do you think about…

The happiness platform

The happiness platform

By D.C. Innes
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Government | With the presidential nominating season now under way, ideas and promises for improving our lives are filling our ears, but they tend to focus on economic…

California pregnancy centers fight law forcing them to give abortion info

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | California lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would require pregnancy care centers to tell clients they can get abortions from state-funded…

Rubio begins campaign touting tax reform

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2016 | Proposed reform plan would cut taxes for 90 percent of Americans

Medicare overhaul could mean higher costs for everyone

Medicare overhaul could mean higher costs for everyone

By Lynde Langdon
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Healthcare | A bipartisan effort to fix longstanding problems with Medicare passed the Senate on Tuesday with a hefty price tag attached. Though the changes will…

Wyoming Catholics stay off the federal aid reservation

By James Bruce
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Religious Liberty | Wyoming Catholic College (WCC) has decided to forgo Title IV federal funding in order to protect its commitment to Roman Catholic teaching. In doing so, the…

Midday Roundup: Most tax filers will get refunds, IRS says

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Tax day. Today is the annual deadline for filing individual income tax returns, and the IRS says about 78 percent of income-tax filers this year qualified for…

Vaccines & Viruses: Australia gets tough on vaccine objectors

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | No jab, no pay. Under a new policy announced Sunday, Australian families on welfare could see their benefits cut by up to $11,000 if they refuse vaccines for…

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Mental capacity. Lawyers for a man sentenced to death for killing a police officer in Baton Rouge, La., argued last week before the U.S. Supreme Court that he…

Indiana governor signs RFRA ‘fix’

By Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | Religious liberty experts say the amendment exposes Christians to jail time or fines for refusing to violate their beliefs

Indiana and the culture wars

By Cal Thomas
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Religious Liberty | If I visit a kosher restaurant and order a pork chop, am I being discriminated against when the waiter says they don’t serve pork? If an establishment…

 
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