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Signs and Wonders: Hannity ratings drop, debt ceiling, minimum wage hikes, spirituality

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Ratings reversal. Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity predicted a Mitt Romney landslide in the presidential election. When that didn’t happen, Hannity’s…

Armadillo thoughts

Armadillo thoughts

By Marvin Olasky
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Government | While living in Texas for two decades I saw lots of dead armadillos. They learned, too late, that the middle of the road is not the safest place. Maybe…

No entitlements

By Cal Thomas
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Economy | SINGAPORE—While the U.S. unemployment rate "dropped" to 7.7 percent last month—a figure even The Washington Post acknowledged was due "… in large part…

Unemployment rate rises to 7.9 percent

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October and hiring was stronger over the previous two months than first thought. The unemployment rate…

Weekly U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 363K

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—Weekly applications for unemployment benefits dropped 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 363,000 last week, a level consistent with modest…

The second debate

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | In form, President Obama came back strongly in Tuesday's debate with Mitt Romney, but substantively he continues to lag behind the Republican candidate.

Newsweek ending print edition, job cuts expected

By Wire Reports
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Business | NEW YORK (AP)— Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years and will shift to an all-digital format aimed at online users starting in…

U.S. unemployment aid applications jump to 388K

U.S. unemployment aid applications jump to 388K

By Wire Reports
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Jobs | WASHINGTON (AP)—Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped 46,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 388,000, the highest in four months. The…

8.1 percent, 7.8 percent—whatever

By Cal Thomas
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Economy | To the millions of Americans unable to find work, to college graduates who can't get a job and are living with their parents, to the underemployed who are…

Unemployment rate drops to 7.8 percent

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years. The Labor…

Unemployment claims at 382,000, hiring remains weak

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week to a seasonally adjusted 382,000. The level suggests…

U.S. poverty rate unchanged; record numbers persist

U.S. poverty rate unchanged; record numbers persist

By Wire Reports
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Poverty | WASHINGTON (AP) - The Census Bureau reports the number of Americans in poverty stood at 15 percent in 2011. About 46.2 million people, or nearly 1 in 6, were…

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