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  • Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health. Seventy-one percent of Americans say they think the recession exerted a permanent...

  • Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO

    TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business. Market Basket said in a statement late Wednesday that former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas...

  • Explosion at BP refinery, no injuries reported

    WHITING, Ind. (AP) — An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered. A Whiting Fire Department spokesman said the explosion late Wednesday could be heard clearly several blocks from the plant....

  • Denver police testing use of body cameras

    DENVER (AP) — Some Denver police officers are using body cameras on patrol as part of a study of their effectiveness, and officials hope to have all 800 patrol officers outfitted with the devices by next year. Officers assigned to the city's busy downtown area began wearing the cameras in June...

  • No charges for deputy whose car killed lawyer

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say they won't file charges against a sheriff's deputy who hit and killed a prominent entertainment attorney with his patrol car. The Daily News (http://bit.ly/1qiULbz) reports Wednesday that the district attorney's office declined to file charges against Deputy...

  • Chile sailor publicly discloses his homosexuality

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation. Chile has traditionally been a tough place for homosexuals, although the country decriminalized gay sex in 1999 and...

  • US checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Wednesday that the U.S. has no independent confirmation of reports of a second American killed while fighting with...

  • US checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Wednesday that the U.S. has no independent confirmation of reports of a second American killed while fighting with...

  • Australia, Malaysia reach search cost-sharing deal

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister says an investigation into how a Malaysian airliner came to crash into the Indian Ocean far off course cannot go further until wreckage and its black boxes are found. Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai is in Australia on Thursday...

  • Golf is not the answer, President Obama

    There has never been such a display of presidential emptiness in American history.

  • Another Ferguson? Wait, wrong race, no interest

    Why has there been no media interest in the police shooting of an apparently unarmed suspect in Salt Lake City?

  • Democrats attack Terri Lynn Land over truck

    A conspicuous blue hybrid big-rig/pickup truck has become a surprising icon for Republican Terri Lynn Land’s Senate campaign in Michigan. It looms over campaign events. Land rode on it during a Fourth of July parade. It even has its own Instagram account. But the gimmick on wheels could...

  • Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

    BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria. Shirley...

  • No, our immigration system is not broken

    Of all the arguments made in the long and contentious debate over immigration reform, the one heard most often, from all sides, is that our immigration system is "broken." President Obama, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio, Chuck Schumer, John McCain, Dick Durbin — just...

  • For White House, talk of government shutdown is impeachment redux

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Mo’ Cuomo?

    Queens, N.Y. Peter Tu is thrilled about meeting with Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York. Tu is the executive director of the Flushing Chinese Business Association...

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  • Hamas’s Media Strategy

    During the six weeks of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, Hamas has used human shields—women and children—to protect its infrastructure in Gaza. This tactic is meant either to deter Israel from...

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  • Scotland the Brave

    If at first you don’t secede, try, try again. This might be the motto of Alex Salmond’s Scottish National party, which since 1934 has been advocating the proposition that Scotland should be an...

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