Government

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Benghazi investigator: More hearings to come

By J.C. Derrick
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Benghazi Attack | Chairman Trey Gowdy says questions remain and the government needs to answer them

Midday Roundup: Congress effuses Christmas spirit in bipartisan spending bill

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Let’s make a deal. Leaders in the House and Senate reached a deal yesterday to keep the government funded with a $1 trillion spending package. Congress has…

Senate report: CIA interrogations crossed the line

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a grisly report on the CIA’s torture practices in the post 9/11 years. The report claims to debunk the…

Paul Ryan’s hope for a Congress that works

By Cal Thomas
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Congress | Like two predatory animals circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning of last month’s election and plan strategies…

The problem of police and the policed

By D.C. Innes
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Police | The recent police killings of black men—Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley—accidental or not, justified or not, remind us of the difficulty at the…

Fight against ISIS gets more money, troops

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote last week, the House of Representatives approved a $585 billion defense spending bill that expands support for Operation…

Defense spending bill sparks battle over federal land

By Angela Lu
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Government | The $585 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that passed the House on Thursday not only funds the Defense Department, but also devotes 450 pages…

Virginia health board guts abortion center regulations

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Virginia’s Board of Health voted yesterday to modify abortion facility licensing regulations passed two years ago, including a requirement that the…

Midday Roundup: NASA’s Orion safely lands after soaring out of this world

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Blastoff. The spacecraft Orion successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after an early morning test flight today. The next-generation rocket ship…

Chicago approves $13 minimum wage

By Daniel James Devine
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Jobs | Ordinance adopted Tuesday makes city the latest to order businesses to pay far more than the federal wage limit

David Cameron gets it on immigration

By Cal Thomas
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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
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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…

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