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Midday Roundup: Theater shooter worried doctor, but not enough

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Newsworthy | Hindsight. The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he opened fire in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, killing 12 and wounding 70 others, was so…

Donald Trump dives in to presidential fray

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Campaign 2016 | Billionaire CEO and reality star Donald Trump wants to be the leader of the free world, too. This morning, at a Manhattan skyscraper emblazoned with his name,

Midday Roundup: Kurdish forces win major battle against ISIS in Syria

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Newsworthy | ISIS rout. Kurdish forces in Syria celebrated a major victory over Islamic State (ISIS) militants, reclaiming the strategic town of Tal Abyad on the Turkish…

North Carolina ultrasound law loses at the Supreme Court

North Carolina ultrasound law loses at the Supreme Court

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Abortion | North Carolina abortionists will not have to describe to mothers ultrasound images of their unborn babies. Today, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower…

Midday Roundup: Saeed Abedini suffers another beating in prison

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Newsworthy | Beaten. Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini was attacked and beaten by his fellow prisoners last week, lawyers with the American Center for Law and Justice…

5th Circuit upholds Texas abortion regulations

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Abortion | A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas law requiring abortion providers to conform to ambulatory surgery center standards, paving the way for as many as…

Midday Roundup: Hastert to make first appearance since scandal

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Newsworthy | Public appearance. Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert will appear in public for the first time today since he was indicted in a hush-money scandal…

Lincoln Chafee makes surprise presidential campaign plans

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Campaign 2016 | Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Wednesday he will challenge frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Unlike…

Midday Roundup: The FBI’s covert, aerial, at-home surveillance program

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Newsworthy | Eye in the sky. An Associated Press investigation has revealed the FBI has been conducting surveillance by way of its own covert air force. The FBI has used…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds trapped after Chinese cruise ship sinks

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Newsworthy | Chinese shipwreck.Crews in China are frantically trying to rescue cruise-ship passengers trapped underwater in the Yangtze River after the vessel capsized…

Wheaton cuts ties with Hastert amid misconduct allegations

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Corruption | Wheaton College announced late Sunday it would remove Dennis Hastert’s name from its Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy building after…

Midday Roundup: IRS hack attack strips data from 100,000 taxpayers

Midday Roundup: IRS hack attack strips data from 100,000 taxpayers

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Newsworthy | Tax hack. Congress is demanding answers after officials with the Internal Revenue Service admitted part of the agency’s website was hacked earlier this…

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