Politics

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Scott Walker faces tough questions on road to the White House

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible candidates for president in 2016 in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a

Judge halts Obama’s immigration action

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | Federal judge in Texas issues temporary injunction to allow states’ lawsuit to proceed

States press forward with 20-week abortion bans

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Twenty-week abortion bans made progress through two state legislatures last week, just three weeks after leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives nixed…

A healthcare plan we can get behind?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Healthcare | One of President Obama’s jibes at members of the opposition party is that all they can do is obstruct. “The Party of No,” according to him, has…

Midday Roundup: Boehner issues shutdown warning over immigration

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Security line. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, took a stand this weekend against the president’s executive action on immigration, saying he would allow…

Bobby Jindal for president?

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Gov. Bobby Jindal’s name is not first on most people’s list of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, but maybe we should at least…

Midday Roundup: Russia, Ukraine strike ceasefire deal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Peace plan. Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a ceasefire at Ukraine’s eastern border as part of a peace deal in the war-torn region. Pro-Russian…

Get to know Jeb Bush by reading a ton of his email

By Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible candidates for president in 2016 in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a

Midday Roundup: Trial of Chris Kyle’s accused killer starts today

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Sniper trial. The man charged with the murder of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose story is told in the blockbuster movie American Sniper , goes on trial today…

Gallup: Americans want stricter abortion laws

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Americans aren’t satisfied with the nation’s abortion laws, and it’s not because they’re too strict. According to a recent Gallup poll, most of the 48…

The Obama thing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | The very first column I wrote for WORLDin 1998, when the second-to-last page in the magazine was still called “Soul Food,” started like this: “I was 16…

Midday Roundup: Grammys tone it down a tiny bit

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Ode to self. Critics are saying the Grammy Awards on Sunday night were uncharacteristically staid—but mellow for the Grammys is still pretty wild. After…

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