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Air Force won’t let atheist airman skip God in enlistment oath

By Andrew Branch
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Religion | The Air Force has given an atheist airman until November to take his enlistment oath, which includes the phrase “so help me God.” If he refuses, he will…

Little Sisters rejects government ‘accommodation’

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | Catholic group becomes the first major litigant to fight the latest nonprofit regulation

Oklahoma drops Common Core, gets slapped with federal penalty

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Amidst rising opposition to Common Core, Oklahoma dropped the national education standards in June, four years after adopting them. As a result, the U.S.

Tennessee promises students free community college

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that’s what Tennessee is promising its…

Scotland’s future hangs in the balance

By Cal Thomas
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U.K. | “The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry.” —Scottish poet Robert Burns, “To a Mouse” (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland—For Americans whose…

Obama to bypass Congress for global climate deal

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate | President Barack Obama plans to sidestep Congress—once again—in order to combat climate change. This time it involves hammering out a global agreement to…

Does the IRS have another backup of Lois Lerner’s emails?

By Andrew Branch
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IRS Scandal | Lois Lerner’s emails might not be missing after all. Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch claims the Obama administration intentionally lied about the…

Opposing views on homeschool regulation

Opposing views on homeschool regulation

By Daniel James Devine
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Back to School | HSLDA responds to policy recommendations from a group advocating for more government oversight

California: All health insurance must cover abortion

By Courtney Crandell
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Healthcare | Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled. The decision is a reversal of…

Keepers of the peace or public safety threat?

By Michael Cochrane
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Police | The recent images of battle-dressed police officers atop armored vehicles confronting protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have ignited a concern smoldering for…

Obama administration takes Supreme Court hint

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | New contraceptive mandate regulations follow model of the court’s Wheaton College order

Could Paul Ryan bridge the GOP divide to take the White House?

By Nick Eicher & Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the fourth in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

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