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Libraries are loaning out the internet

By Emily Scheie
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Technology | As part of a one-year pilot program, some New York City library patrons can bring home internet access through one of the 10,000 high-speed hot spots the…

Midday Roundup: CDC confirms this year’s flu shot failed

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Minimal protection. This year’s flu shot is only 23 percent effective at preventing the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Kansas to consider dismemberment abortion ban

Kansas to consider dismemberment abortion ban

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Kansas legislators soon will get a chance to vote on a bill that would stop abortionists from tearing babies apart in the womb. State Sen. Garrett Love…

De Blasio asks high court to uphold ban on churches in schools

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a strange position. De Blasio has said repeatedly that he opposes the Bloomberg-era policy forbidding churches from…

Emails reveal NARAL’s plan to shut down crisis pregnancy centers

By Daniel James Devine
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Abortion | Abortion activists are on a campaign against pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in Maryland, and newly uncovered emails show they are advising county officials…

Obama’s losing record at the Supreme Court

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Historically, the federal government wins seven of every 10 cases it argues before the U.S. Supreme Court. But the Obama administration is far from typical.

Critics: Free community college won’t solve U.S. education problem

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | In a preview of his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a proposal to give all “responsible students” two years of free…

State lawmakers support medical pot for kids despite doctors’ doubts

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | Children in Illinois can now be prescribed medical marijuana, according to rules announced by state officials last week.  The rules amend the state’s…

Planned Parenthood’s 327,653 ‘sales’

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | It’s time for Planned Parenthood’s annual report on how many babies died in the abortion mills and how much taxpayer money went to such an organization.

Mario Cuomo: The rhetoric and the record

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | How precious in the sight of progressives was one of their saints, Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who died last week at age 82. He was a…

The year of the pro-life law

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | In 2014, the pro-life movement celebrated significant victories: The abortion rate dropped to its lowest point since Roe v. Wade , states enacted at least 20…

House Republicans take year-end swing at IRS

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—House GOP investigators blasted a “culture of bias” at the Internal Revenue Service in their final 2014 report on the agency’s targeting of…

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