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Midday Roundup: Smugglers convicted in Syrian boy’s death at sea

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Justice for Aylan. A Turkish court sentenced two Syrian smugglers today to four years and two months each in prison over the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi,

How to reform institutions

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Government | As I begin the laborious process of doing my income taxes, I am again reminded—thanks to withholding and other payments that be made to the ravenous…

Trump’s big bet to pull the U.S. out of economic stagnation

By Jim Henry
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Campaign 2016 | The White House is celebrating seven years of policies that Democrats say saved the country from complete economic collapse. But Republicans in general and…

Obamacare exchange markets leave top insurers languishing

By Anna K. Poole
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Healthcare | America’s top health insurers are not doing well in the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) exchange market, leading some to question its long-term sustainability…

Indiana joins a Convention of States

By William McCleery
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Government | The state House votes to join a movement to limit the power of the federal government through amendments to the U.S. Constitution

Lawmakers clash over solution to child migrant debacle

By Evan Wilt
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Immigration | WASHINGTON—The deluge of unaccompanied minor immigrants crossing the southern border from Central America, many of whom federal agencies unwittingly placed…

Obamacare makes millionaires Medicaid-eligible

By Evan Wilt
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Healthcare | Current rules allow people worth more than $1 million to enroll in government-sponsored healthcare designed for the poor

Karl Zinsmeister: Relinquishers and polyarchs

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Karl Zinsmeister, journalist and vice president of the Philanthropy Roundtable, was President George W. Bush’s chief domestic policy advisor. WORLD’s Feb.

Congress permanently bans tax on internet access

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | WASHINGTON—A permanent ban on taxing internet access is headed to the president’s desk after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a conference report…

Bernie and Hillary’s America

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Watching last Thursday’s debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders one might have thought a Republican had been…

Country needs more than a boastful businessman

By D.C. Innes
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Campaign 2016 | The business boast is a troubling theme in this election’s Republican presidential primaries: “I have run a business. A country is no different. So I can…

Flint water crisis boils over in Congress

By Evan Wilt
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Environment | Frustrated politicians debated culpability in the first hearing to address lead-contaminated water in Flint, Mich.

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