North Korea

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American Christian may face death penalty in North Korea

By Whitney Williams
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Religion | North Korean officials announced Saturday that detained American citizen Kenneth Bae will be tried before the country’s Supreme Court on charges of plotting…

Midday Roundup: Lawmakers send air traffic controllers back to work

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Back in the tower. Around noon today, the House voted to end furloughs instituted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), authorizing the agency to use…

Midday Roundup: North Korea’s never-ending game of chicken

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Stalemate. North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un is not interested in negotiating an end to his country’s nuclear and missile programs, a top Pentagon…

Midday Roundup: Everyone’s talking about Gosnell now

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Impossible to ignore. News about Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who is on trial for murdering seven babies and one woman, is suddenly everywhere.

Midday Roundup: Senate steamrolls GOP filibuster attempt

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open for debate. A Republican plan to filibuster proposed gun-control legislation in the Senate failed Thursday as Democrats lured enough legislators across…

Midday Roundup: North Korea’s all-out, merciless, sacred war

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | More threats. North Korea continues to hint at war, warning all foreigners to leave South Korea to avoid being caught up in a “thermonuclear” conflict.

Midday Roundup: Obama calls California official brilliant, dedicated, tough, and hot

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open mouth, insert foot. President Barack Obama is catching flack for calling California Attorney General Kamala Harris “by far the best looking attorney…

Midday Roundup: The president feels your pain

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Voluntary refund. President Barack Obama pledged yesterday to return 5 percent of his salary—about $20,000—to the United States Treasury to show…

Midday Roundup: News masquerading as a James Bond plot

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tit for tat? Computer networks at several South Korean banks and television stations crashed simultaneously today, an event experts say was no coincidence.

Midday Roundup: Negativity increases everywhere but Facebook

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Support slips. President Barack Obama’s approval rating has slipped in the last four months, suggesting Americans don’t blame Congress alone for the…

Midday Roundup: The war of the telephone

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | The sounds of silence. Tensions continue to escalate on the Korean Peninsula today, with the North severing a hotline the two countries have used since 1971…

Globe Trot: No need to panic

By Mindy Belz
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International | “Keep Calm and Carry On” is a good Monday slogan, and originally part of a 1939 British war propaganda campaign. But it actually never went public during…

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