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Midday Roundup: Secret Service drops the ball again

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Close quarters. In more bad news for the Secret Service, agents protecting President Barack Obama on a recent visit to the Centers for Disease Control and…

Midday Roundup: Secret Service admits bungling White House intrusion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Not-so-secret grilling. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced some tough questions from Congress this morning after the media discovered the intruder…

Midday Roundup: Flights still sluggish after sabotage in Chicago

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Air traffic jam. Flights in and out of Chicago are still being cancelled or delayed after a worker set fire to an air-traffic control center there on Friday.

Midday Roundup: Presidential candidates woo values voters

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On message. The annual Values Voter Summit opens today in Washington with potential Republican presidential candidates attempting to woo evangelical…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson police chief apologizes publicly

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Showing remorse. The chief of police in Ferguson, Mo., apologized today to the family of slain teenager Michael Brown and to protesters who demonstrated…

Midday Roundup: Obama woos allies at the UN

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Diplomacy and coffee. President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly this morning, urging other nations to follow America’s lead in…

Midday Roundup: Al-Qaeda spokesman heads to U.S. prison for life

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Behind bars. Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law received a life sentence in U.S. court today for acting as al-Qaeda’s spokesman after the 9/11 attacks. U.S.

Midday Roundup: A portrait of Lois Lerner, in her own words

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Lois Lerner speaks. Former IRS official Lois Lerner, who remains at the center of the scandal involving the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, broke…

Midday Roundup: ‘One cannot win a war with a blanket’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lethal aid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. President Barack Obama and addressed a joint session of Congress on Thursday to ask for more…

Web Reads: Deconstructing the Rebel Yell

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Describing a battle cry. What did the Rebel Yell sound like and how do you spell it? This essay explores the mystery of the Yell, the history surrounding the…

Midday Roundup: Australian police thwart ISIS attack just in time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Homegrown threat. A raid by 800 police officers stopped ISIS supporters in Australia from launching a terror operation that would have involved beheading a…

Midday Roundup: First American charged with aiding ISIS

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror at home. Federal prosecutors in New York have indicted a man who operated a convenience store in Rochester for trying to aid ISIS terrorists. Mufid…

 
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