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Christian prison reformers applaud plan to give inmates Pell Grants

By Abby Reese
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Prison | Prisoners may soon be eligible for federal aid to pay for college under a new Obama administration initiative. The program would allow prisoners access to…

Congress scrambles to fix VA budget crisis

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Veterans Affairs officials are hopeful Congress will act this week to avert a looming budget crisis that could force the department to shut down some VA…

New York, University of California adopt $15 minimum wage

By Jae Wasson
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Business | Maybe New York’s fast-food workers shouldn’t be celebrating their new $15 minimum wage. While advocates for a higher minimum wage say it will help…

Will faster drug approvals put unsafe meds on the market?

By Julie Borg
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Health | Breakthroughs in medical research may come at a frenetic pace, but the process to get new innovations to market is often slow and tedious. The 21st Century…

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

Britain proposes limiting tax credits to two children

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | British lawmakers want to limit child tax credits to a woman’s first two children, according to a new budget presented by the majority Conservative Party in…

Government sells Mt. Soledad land to private group

By La Shawn Barber
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Government | I took a personal interest in the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial in 2013 when my family and I visited the site in La Jolla, Calif. The tour guide told us the…

Senate finds little comfort in sanctuary cities


By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | Critics, supporters speak at emotional Senate hearing to consider consequences of local immigration policies

Obama, you're no Ronald Reagan

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | At his press conference last Wednesday, our president of self-regard again linked himself with Ronald Reagan, seeking to equate his supposed success in…

California’s water fight makes a splash in Washington

By Abby Reese
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Agriculture | Scorched land, low river beds, and parched crops all testify to the lack of water available for farmers during California’s four-year drought. When their…

Rubio unveils robust USCIRF reauthorization bill

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | 
WASHINGTON—Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on Friday filed a bill to reauthorize the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for…

Senate approves bill to waive visa fees for stalled adoptions

Senate approves bill to waive visa fees for stalled adoptions

By Abby Reese
Posted

Adoption | Steven and Alyssa Sieb have been waiting three years to adopt a child. While doing humanitarian work overseas, the couple met a little girl at an orphanage in…

Obama administration to subsidize internet access for poor families

Obama administration to subsidize internet access for poor families

By Jae Wasson
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Technology | Low-income families who can’t afford internet access at home will get subsidized access from the government under a program President Barack Obama unveiled…

 
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