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Midday Roundup: The IRS had Lois Lerner’s emails after all

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Found. The U.S. Treasury Inspector General has discovered 30,000 emails sent by former IRS official Lois Lerner—messages the IRS claimed had been destroyed…

Mike Nichols remembered for pushing cultural change

By Ian C. Bloom
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Obituary | Academy Award-winner Mike Nichols, a prolific stage and screen director, died of a heart attack yesterday at age 83. His career spanned seven decades, from…

Midday Roundup: Three shot, gunman dead at Florida State library

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | School shooting. A gunman opened fire in the Florida State University (FSU) library early this morning, sending students who were up late cramming for exams…

Remembering Phil Crane’s dependable conservative voice

By Joseph Slife
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Obituary | Phil Crane, a stalwart conservative who represented northwest Chicago in Congress for 35 years, died Saturday from cancer. He was 84. Crane, who had a Ph.D.

‘We loved Oscar, and he loved us’

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | A man expressing love for another man in Western culture isn’t popular, unless it has sexual overtones. True, brotherly love has become an almost foreign…

Irish Protestant leader remembered for fiery sermons, political rhetoric

By Andrew Branch
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Obituary | Ian Paisley, one of Northern Ireland’s most fiery political and religious figureheads, died Friday at age 88. Through his church and his half century of…

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies

By Lynde Langdon
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Obituary | S. Truett Cathy, the unashamed Christian founder of Chick-fil-A, died this morning at his home in Atlanta. He was 93. Cathy is credited with inventing…

Joan Rivers and me

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called me. They were…

Midday Roundup: Comedy pioneer Joan Rivers dies at 81

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Queen of Mean. Joan Rivers died Thursday in New York City of complications from throat surgery. She was 81. The acerbic comedienne made a 40-plus year career…

Robin Williams: Comedy and tragedy

By Cal Thomas
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Obituary | Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to…

Robin Williams remembered for manic comedy, insightful acting

By Lynde Langdon
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Obituary | Actor Robin Williams, whose blazing comic star exploded into Hollywood in the 1970s and burned bright for more than 35 years, died Monday in an apparent…

Man who exposed Korean War massacre by U.S. troops has died

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Chung Eun-yong, an ex-policeman who spent half a century urging the U.S. Army to acknowledge the Korean War refugee massacre at No Gun Ri, has died at 91,

 
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