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Christian groups cheer State Department’s latest religious liberty report

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Groups focused on persecution of Christians around the world welcomed the Oct. 14 release of the U.S. State Department’s latest report on international…

Doing for yourself

By Cal Thomas
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Government | A recent New York Times headline read, “Raising Taxes on the Wealthiest Would Pay for Bold Plans.” The story says that by soaking the rich “the government…

New federal dietary guidelines give food industry heartburn

By Julie Borg
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Food | Last week, while students across the country picked at their calorie-adjusted, reduced-sodium school lunches and consumers fretted about whether to buy skim…

The Democratic presidential debate: There they go again

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Watching the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night one might think a Republican has been in the White House since 2009. The Democratic contenders could…

Ohio gets $10 million to train men for fatherhood

Ohio gets $10 million to train men for fatherhood

By Wayne Stender
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Family | The federal government is trying to rescue low-income dads with multimillion-dollar grants. A $10 million allocation coming to Ohio over the next five years…

Dollars and Sense: Is Wall Street whistling past the graveyard?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Another bull run or dead-cat bounce? It’s hard to believe, given the economic news and the recent stock market correction, but we’ve experienced a bit of…

No plan to curb pain pill abuse, despite rising death toll

By Gaye Clark
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Healthcare | America’s latest drug epidemic didn’t start in a back alley or on a street corner, but in a doctor’s office.  The problem of prescription drug…

Midday Roundup: Education Secretary Arne Duncan resigns

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Administration graduation. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down, saying he plans to move back to Chicago to live with his family. Duncan is one of…

Sounding the alarm

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | The only economist in Congress, newcomer Dave Brat never tires of warning about the government’s reckless fiscal habits

Taxing propositions

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | The White House Historical Association is promoting a Christmas ornament honoring our 30th president, Calvin Coolidge. This summer, Coolidge was added to the…

Divided House approves short-term government funding bill

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | House Republican leadership has averted a government shutdown over funding for the abortion provider Planned Parenthood. By a vote of 277-151, the House this…

John Boehner: Then and now

By Cal Thomas
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Congress | The announcement by House Speaker John Boehner that he is retiring at the end of October stunned Washington, where life is all about grabbing power and…

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