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License plate legal battle a mixed win for pro-life groups

By Sarah Padbury
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Courts | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court’s ruling that prevented pro-life license plate sales in North Carolina because the state didn’t…

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

Tax exemption in the crosshairs

By Jim Henry
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Religion | The New York Times ’ Mark Oppenheimer says it’s time for churches to pay their ‘fair’ share

Small business owners warn extending overtime pay will kill jobs

By Abby Reese
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Business | President Barack Obama has proposed an overhaul of the nation’s overtime pay rules that could require business owners to pay billions more for overtime.

Court shoots down Kansas’ latest answer to school-funding crisis

By Laura Edghill
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Education | A district court panel in Kansas ruled Friday that critical components of the state’s new block-grant school funding law violate the state’s constitution.

Investigators find proof IRS destroyed evidence in targeting scandal

By Abby Reese
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IRS Scandal | Two Treasury Department inspectors general revealed last week someone erased computer evidence during the investigation into the IRS targeting…

Help for veterans only other veterans can provide

By Jae Wasson
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Military | Robert Johnson joined the Marines to keep from being killed. He watched his best friend get shot to death in their Baton Rouge, La., neighborhood, and…

Rescue rebuke

By David Skeel
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Money | Court agrees the government went too far in its 2008 AIG bailout

Taxpayers on the hook for Corinthian Colleges student loan bailout

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Taxpayers will be on the hook for a massive student loan bailout the federal government is offering students left stranded after the beleaguered for-profit…

Keeping taxpayer dollars out of Planned Parenthood

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | According to an Associated Press report, abortions have dropped nationally by 12 percent. WORLD’s Courtney Crandell reported that abortion advocates point…

Midday Roundup: U.S. births increase, ending baby recession

Midday Roundup: U.S. births increase, ending baby recession

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Baby shower. U.S. births rose in 2014 for the first time since 2007, ending a persistent decline experts called the “baby recession.” About 53,000 more…

Scientists hope to persuade U.S. lawmakers DNA manipulation is safe

Scientists hope to persuade U.S. lawmakers DNA manipulation is safe

By Jae Wasson
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Science | WASHINGTON—Tinkering with human DNA is inevitable, four scientists told U.S. House members Tuesday. But they did not mention the certain deaths of human…

Hillary: You're so yesterday

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | In her reintroduction speech on Roosevelt Island in New York last Saturday, Hillary Clinton hit all the boilerplate liberal Democrat notes: The New Deal, big…

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