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Midday Roundup: Secret Service drops the ball again

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Close quarters. In more bad news for the Secret Service, agents protecting President Barack Obama on a recent visit to the Centers for Disease Control and…

Sandy Hook commission calls for homeschool oversight

By Andrew Branch
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Education | A Connecticut government task force wants to give special educators with public schools the power to veto homeschooling parents’ education plans .   The

Midday Roundup: Secret Service admits bungling White House intrusion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Not-so-secret grilling. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced some tough questions from Congress this morning after the media discovered the intruder…

Eric Holder resigns

By Leigh Jones
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Politics | The attorney general leaves a legacy of support for same-sex marriage and the unresolved 'Fast and Furious' gunrunning debacle

Monuments to God and gods

By La Shawn Barber
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Religion | In 2009, an Oklahoma lawmaker proposed a Ten Commandments monument to be displayed on the state’s Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City and paid for it himself.

What Jack Ma can re-teach America

By Cal Thomas
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Business | In the fairy tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves , Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of robbers approaching on horseback.

Senate approves plan to arm Syrian rebels

By Lynde Langdon
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Congress | UPDATE: President Barack Obama praised Congress for its swift approval of new measures against ISIS after the Senate voted for his proposal late this…

House votes to fund government, arm Syrian rebels

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term funding bill with an amendment authorizing President Barack Obama to…

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…

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