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DOJ prison reforms aim to turn convicts into productive citizens

By Evan Wilt
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Prison | WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced new initiatives today aimed at reducing the population of America’s 2.2 million prisoners and…

Federal budget fight causes migraines—again

By Evan Wilt
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Politics | Inter-party squabbles may dash hopes of passing a budget before the election

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

Taxpayers could get stuck with $7.8 billion student loan bill

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Nearly 400,000 student loan holders received letters from the U.S. Department of Education this week informing them that their loans may be eligible for…

John Kasich’s plan to take the money and run

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Healthcare | King Hezekiah messed up and there would be consequences. Because of his pride, the king foolishly displayed all the riches of God’s temple to snoopy…

Argumentum ad baculum

By Joel Belz
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Politics | Look out for neighborhood bullies

Congress still wasting taxpayers’ money

By Cal Thomas
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Government | As the tax deadline approaches it’s once again time to consider how the federal government wastes our money. Remember the spending caps that were supposed…

Is Flint a drop in the water crisis bucket?

By Evan Wilt
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Health | Lawmakers warn many other U.S. cities could face a similar crisis if they don’t fix aging drinking water systems

Citizenship test change admits freedom of religion, not just worship

By Evan Wilt
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Religious Liberty | Since 2008, government-issued citizenship tests required applicants to circle “freedom of worship” to correctly answer a question about what rights…

Bi-partisan bill would change tax code to boost charitable giving

By Evan Wilt
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Charity | WASHINGTON—Two senators this week filed legislation aimed at encouraging Americans to donate more money to charity. “Charitable giving is core to our…

Midday Roundup: Danes arrest four suspected ISIS recruits

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror recruits. Police in Denmark arrested four men today suspected of being Islamic State (ISIS) recruits. After taking the men into custody, investigators…

Who decides what’s ‘sexually explicit’ for your children?

By La Shawn Barber
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Education | One of my fantasies is to see millions of Christian parents pull their children out of government schools—en masse. (Weird fantasy?) And take their tax…

Economists: New York’s paid family leave plan has shaky foundation

By Kiley Crossland
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Business | New York state passed the longest and most far-reaching family paid leave policy in the country last week. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed it into law Monday as part…

 
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