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David Cameron gets it on immigration

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Immigration | There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office. Nigel Farage, leader…

Midday Roundup: Windy weather blows Orion launch back a day

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Postponed. High winds and glitches forced NASA to cancel today’s test flight of the Orion spacecraft, the next-generation rocket ship designed to replace…

Oklahoma, feds call truce in Common Core battle

By Emily Scheie
Posted

Education | Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi announced in late November that “Oklahoma truly has quite a bit to be thankful for”—the U.S.

Can lawmakers finally fix No Child Left Behind?

By Laura Edghill
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Education | One optimistic legislator hopes to get a revised No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law signed by President Barack Obama early next year. Sen. Lamar Alexander,

What do a women’s history museum and national defense have in common?

By Courtney Crandell
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History | A bill authorizing the creation of the National Women’s History Museum could get tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), virtually…

Pregnant worker case at high court divides pro-life, conservative groups

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court will hear a case tomorrow about the meaning of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), and whether UPS discriminated against one of…

GOP leader: Obama’s pick for Pentagon chief has broad support

By Lynde Langdon
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Defense | President Barack Obama has chosen former Pentagon second-in-command Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, a senior Republican senator…

The greening of the church

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Government | One of the reasons Republican Larry Hogan won the governor’s seat in Maryland is because the tax policies of his Democrat predecessor were unpopular, such…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson protests take to the football field

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hands up. Five St. Louis Rams football players protested the shooting of Michael Brown at game time yesterday. Before taking the field for pregame…

U.S. auto safety agency pushes for nationwide airbag recall

By Michael Cochrane
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Transportation | U.S. auto safety regulators have taken the first step in a legal process to compel a nationwide recall of millions of vehicles with potentially defective…

Anger: a lot like sex

Anger: a lot like sex

By Joel Belz
Posted

Politics | Almost always, it’s a delicate balance

Pro-life website reveals abortion coverage in Obamacare plans

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pro-life advocates published a new website Thursday that seeks to provide the transparency on abortion coverage that Obamacare insurance plans lack, the…

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