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Why anti-Christian violence broke out in Niger after Charlie Hebdo

By Mary Reichard
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Africa | The brutality last weekend in the African nation of Niger garnered relatively little media attention, yet, 70 churches in the southern part of the country…

Jindal, Cruz, and Graham stand out this week in White House race

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 look at

One pastor’s tedious defense of the First Amendment

By Mary Reichard
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First Amendment | Last week, the pastor of a small church in Gilbert, Ariz., introduced himself on the steps outside of the Supreme Court.  “I’m Clyde Reed, pastor of…

For one young couple, ‘the simple life’ meant starting out in a tent

By Mary Reichard
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Personal Finance | While some might dream of downsizing and retiring to a simpler life—say to a 400-square-foot cabin in the woods—Mandy and Jeremiah Jones decided to start…

Obama’s losing record at the Supreme Court

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Historically, the federal government wins seven of every 10 cases it argues before the U.S. Supreme Court. But the Obama administration is far from typical.

States, White House do battle over immigration action

By Mary Reichard
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Immigration | Twenty-five states and the White House are in court battling over the president’s executive action on immigration. On Christmas Eve, the Department of…

Legal Docket: High court ponders how to best tax online shopping

Legal Docket: High court ponders how to best tax online shopping

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Supreme Court | Tax season online. A case heard by the Supreme Court last week could affect anyone buying Christmas gifts over the internet. Colorado requires consumers who…

Be careful, little fingers, what you type

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A case before the U.S. Supreme Court attempts to distinguish between harmless ranting over the internet and making illegal threats. Last week, the court heard…

Ben Carson: The unconventional presidential contender

By Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the 20th in the White House Wednesday series   by The World and Everything in It  looking at potential 2016 candidates for president.

Bridging the police-public divide

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard
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Police | As demonstrations continue this week across the nation in the death of two African-American men at the hands of police, much is riding on measurable change in…

Lethal force in Ferguson and beyond

By Mary Reichard
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Ferguson | How do the Supreme Court’s limits on police apply to the Michael Brown case?

A legal history lesson in the same-sex marriage debate

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court processed another ruling on the question of same-sex marriage. It let stand a federal judge’s decision ordering South…

 
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