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Scientists hope to persuade U.S. lawmakers DNA manipulation is safe

Scientists hope to persuade U.S. lawmakers DNA manipulation is safe

By Jae Wasson
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Science | WASHINGTON—Tinkering with human DNA is inevitable, four scientists told U.S. House members Tuesday. But they did not mention the certain deaths of human…

Hillary: You're so yesterday

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | In her reintroduction speech on Roosevelt Island in New York last Saturday, Hillary Clinton hit all the boilerplate liberal Democrat notes: The New Deal, big…

Lawmakers call for OPM director to resign amid data breach scandal

By Abby Reese
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National Security | WASHINGTON—Lawmakers reprimanded the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on Tuesday for lacking adequate security measures to prevent one of the…

China’s big hack attack

By Cal Thomas
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National Security | Upon hearing of the massive data breach of employee information from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)—allegedly by hackers working for the Chinese…

Will compassionate conservatism make a comeback?

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | The conservative website Hot Air has a headline this morning, “Jeb Bush’s first campaign ad: Compassionate conservatism is back, baby” (see video…

Street vendors in Zimbabwe look for shelter

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | Street vendors and cars crowd the streets of Harare, capital of Zimbabwe. The vendors’ daily job is to sell clothing, food, and cosmetics, but Zimbabwe’s…

New details emerge in IRS targeting scandal

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | House Oversight hearing brings to light new details about how the agency handled public information requests

North Carolina passes 72-hour abortion wait period

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | North Carolina’s state legislature approved a bill Wedensday that extends the state’s abortion waiting period to 72-hours, joining four other states that…

Lawmakers side with reporters in FOIA fight

By J.C. Derrick
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Government | Despite promises of transparency, freedom of information suffers under Obama presidency

Midday Roundup: The FBI’s covert, aerial, at-home surveillance program

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Eye in the sky. An Associated Press investigation has revealed the FBI has been conducting surveillance by way of its own covert air force. The FBI has used…

The O’Malley factor

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Martin O’Malley, former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor, announced his presidential candidacy on Saturday, and said some things that could be taken as…

Arizona enacts nation’s tightest welfare restrictions

By Evan Wilt
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Poverty | Arizona lawmakers have restricted federally funded welfare benefits to the narrowest time window in the nation. The restrictions apply to Temporary Assistance…

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