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Senate approves religious freedom measure

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate on Monday unanimously approved a measure requiring the Obama administration to take religious freedom into consideration when…

House passes 20-week abortion ban

By J.C. Derrick
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Abortion | Pro-life leaders applaud the vote, but the bill faces long odds in the Senate

Can Cuomo’s commission save nail salon workers from abuse?

By Gaye Clark
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Immigration | New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new “emergency” protections for nail salon workers on Monday, following a New York Times report on their working…

Vaccines & Viruses: California vaccine bill not immune to changes

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Bare essentials. The authors of a controversial California vaccine bill eliminating religious and philosophical exemptions for students are downscaling the…

Old highway sign law nails Oklahoma churches and Times Square

By Daniel James Devine
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Government | In Oklahoma, some churches may be forced to demolish highway signs to comply with a 50-year-old federal highway law. The Highway Beautification Act, enacted…

Senate approves Iran oversight plan

By J.C. Derrick
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Iran | House will likely vote on the bill next week

For-profit college collapse could create massive bill for taxpayers

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Corinthian Colleges, the beleaguered for-profit chain, has not only shuttered all of its remaining 28 campuses, but has also filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Voters snubbing Clinton as GOP race heats up

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

Huckabee opens campaign with strong stances on marriage, abortion

By Jamie Dean
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Campaign 2016 | Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee joined the growing slate of GOP presidential candidates, announcing his run for the White House at an Arkansas event…

Carly Fiorina officially joins GOP presidential fray

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination today through social media outlets and an interview…

Coverage vs. care

Coverage vs. care

By J.C. Derrick
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Healthcare | Medicaid expansion under Obamacare may result in more Americans being covered, but it is deepening long-standing problems with the program at the expense of…

Harmful hype?

By Julie Borg
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Science | President links health risks to climate change in order to justify executive actions 

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