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Midday Roundup: First American charged with aiding ISIS

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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…

Arizona judge rules in favor of couple who married out-of-state

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Marriage | An Arizona man whose same-sex partner died last month can be listed as the spouse on his death certificate, a judge ruled today. Fred McQuire won his case…

Missouri family appeals contraceptive mandate ruling

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Healthcare Mandate | A Missouri state legislator and his wife are hoping the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling will prompt a federal appeals court to side with them in their…

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

California colleges remove Christian ministry from 19 campuses

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Higher Education | Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a California university could force Christian groups to accept non-Christian leaders, all of the state’s…

Midday Roundup: How do you say ‘high-energy objects’ in Russian?

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Newsworthy | No surprises here. There’s no getting anything past the Dutch. Investigators probing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine released a report…

Midday Roundup: Does Obama finally have a plan for ISIS?

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Newsworthy |  Degrade and destroy. President Barack Obama vowed justice would be served to the ISIS militants responsible for beheading two American journalists and…

Obama administration ‘sickened’ by journalist’s murder

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Syria | UPDATE (4 p.m. EDT): U.S. officials are trying to confirm the authenticity of a video that appears to show the beheading of American journalist Steven…

Midday Roundup: Deconstructing Putin’s scary statement on Kiev

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Newsworthy | Look out, Kiev. Russian President Vladimir Putin is so misunderstood. A Kremlin spokesman said today that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso took…

Midday Roundup: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

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Newsworthy | Uncommon lawsuit. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is suing the federal government over the increasingly unpopular Common Core education standards. Jindal claims…

Midday Roundup: Russian troops found among Ukrainian rebels

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Newsworthy | Bad timing. Just as Russian President Vladimir Putin was sitting down with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to talk about ending the fighting in eastern…

Supreme Court keeps Virginia marriage laws in place

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Marriage | The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an emergency stay on the federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia’s traditional marriage…

 
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