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You aren’t what you eat

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Health | When President Abraham Lincoln authorized the creation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1862, he called it “the people’s department.” In…

Solutions to poverty not posturing

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | In sports, if a game plan is not working, the coach changes it. In medicine, if a course of treatment does not cure a disease, doctors try a different…

Court rules ousted Christian fire chief can proceed with lawsuit

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A district court judge denied the City of Atlanta’s request to dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit filed against it in early 2015 by former Atlanta Fire…

The politics of Obama’s gun-control push

By Cal Thomas
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Gun Rights | I’m still waiting; waiting for someone to show me how laws stop a person intent on breaking them. Daily on the roads I see people breaking speed limits…

Scalia: Government can favor religion

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stirred up things last month when he made a common-sense statement about racial preferences in college and…

Ranchers occupy Oregon wildlife reserve to defend land-use rights

By Lynde Langdon
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Environment | The isolated Western town of Burns, Ore., waits in worry today over what might happen next between the federal government and angry ranchers taking a stand…

Unmanned blimp crash helps deflate Army surveillance program

Unmanned blimp crash helps deflate Army surveillance program

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | A U.S. Army surveillance program grounded in October after one of its tethered blimps broke loose and drifted hundreds of miles before crashing in the…

Sex ad site sues government to stop crackdown

By Gaye Clark
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Courts | Backpage.com, the country’s largest online site for prostitution advertising, has sued Attorney General Loretta Lynch to stop her from enforcing a law…

Midday Roundup: L.A., N.Y. defend opposite reactions to twin hoaxes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hoax hindsight. Officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District are fielding criticism of their decision to close schools Tuesday over a terror threat…

Christian defiance this Christmas season

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | Christians aren’t biblically required to display or act out the nativity of Christ. We aren’t mandated to keep Christian symbols erected on…

More money for Puerto Rican pork?

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | While politicians at suite level talk about potential Puerto Rico bailouts (see my cover story in the current issue of WORLD Magazine), reporters at street…

The Puerto Rican Medicaid debate

By Marvin Olasky
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Puerto Rico | My cover story on Puerto Rico in the Dec. 26 issue of WORLD Magazine (released digitally this morning) promises I would discuss nuances on our website.

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