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Supreme Court: Obama’s recess appointments were illegal

By Leigh Jones
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Supreme Court | President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he filled vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012 while Congress was not in an official…

Senate war on global violence against women may threaten the unborn

By Ryan Hill
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Abortion | WASHINGTON—At a refugee camp on the edge of a national forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, women venture into the trees to gather food and firewood.

Conservatives lobby for religious exemptions in LGBT anti-bias policy

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Rather than fight President Barack Obama’s planned executive order against LGBT bias in the workplace, religious conservatives are rallying to persuade him…

Government archivist: IRS ‘did not follow the law’

By Allie Hulcher
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of Lois Lerner’s emails, according to an archivist from…

Can Republicans be ‘revivalists’?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to get a laugh: “I’m happy to be here tonight from…

The real cause of poverty in the world

The real cause of poverty in the world

By William Easterly
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2014 Books Issue | An excerpt from WORLD’s Book of the Year for analysis

Liberty and the pursuit of marijuana happiness

By Kristen Eicher
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Health | WASHINGTON—Marijuana has been decriminalized and legalized for recreational use in Washington and Colorado, while New York is set to become the 23rd state…

Supreme Court confirms First Amendment protections for whistleblowers

By Allie Hulcher
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Supreme Court | In a decision that could give more rights to public workers who speak out against government corruption, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously…

Can private care referrals fix the VA’s problems?

By Kristen Eicher
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Healthcare | WASHINGTON—The delay in providing healthcare that is plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has some members of the House looking to the private…

Midday Roundup: Justina Pelletier finally goes home

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | There’s no place like home. A 16-year-old girl caught up in a tense custody case with the state of Massachusetts has reunited with her family. Justina…

Feds open taxpayer-funded insurance to sex change surgery

By Andrew Branch
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Transgenderism | Taxpayers could soon be paying for federal employees’ sex reassignment surgeries after the Office of Personnel Management lifted its ban on insurance…

Obama to bypass Congress with executive order banning LGBT bias

By Andrew Branch
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Politics | Under pressure from LGBT activists, President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees…

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