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Joe Biden, long-shot for president

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the second in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

U.S. lawmakers: Stop violence in Ukraine, hit Putin where it hurts

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Ukraine | WASHINGTON—In a grassy field in eastern Ukraine, several victims of the Malaysian plane crash rot in the summer sun. Pro-Russian separatist fighters have…

Will Congress fork over $17 billion to fix the VA?

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | Congress will pay for some veterans to get care from private doctors as part of proposed reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system. The…

Obamacare in peril: ‘The president needs the courts to save him’

By Mary Reichard
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Healthcare | Same day, same issue, two different decisions. Last week, federal appellate judges were at odds over what the law behind Obamacare says and what it means. At…

Midday Roundup: Palin-vision coming to a computer near you

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Small screen star. Can’t get enough Sarah Palin? For $9.95 a month, consumers can access her new online channel, billed as a “direct connection” between…

Do Muslim Brotherhood operatives have the president’s ear?

By Derringer Dick
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Terrorism | Do Muslim Brotherhood operatives “enjoy strong influence over U.S. policy” through their relationship with the Obama administration? Posters like this one…

Through the looking glass

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | At the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, war zone meets wonderland

System overload

By Jamie Dean
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Immigration | A growing crisis of unaccompanied minors at the U.S. border is just one part of an overwhelmed immigration system in need of repair

Bothersome babies

Bothersome babies

By Joel Belz
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Immigration | The border crisis is a chance to treat children better than we have for the last 40 years

Paul Ryan: Help people help themselves

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Poverty | WASHINGTON—Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., revealed his new proposal for poverty reform Thursday: Let local charities help the poor first, with government…

Is Rick Perry finally ready to run for president?

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | This article is part of a new series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

Controversial disabilities treaty makes a comeback

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved a controversial disabilities treaty, renewing a battle with conservatives who say it…

 
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