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  • Train derails in Congo, dozens dead

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Officials in Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country's southeast, killing at least 30 people. Government spokesman Lambert Mende said Wednesday that the death toll could be much higher. It is common in Congo for people to jump onto freight trains for a...

  • Legislative negotiators seek education resolution in Alaska

    House and Senate negotiators worked toward resolution Tuesday on an education package that sent the legislative session into overtime, nibbling away at points of possible agreement. While some lawmakers are eager to wrap things up, a key lawmaker said the process would not be rushed.

  • Jan Brewer vetoes bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years

    A bill that would have forced able-bodied Medicaid recipients to get a job and would have limited some to a maximum of five years of insurance was vetoed Tuesday by Gov. Jan Brewer.

  • Tom Cotton defends vote against farm bill

    Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended his vote against the Farm Bill as he addressed the state's largest agricultural advocacy group on Tuesday, while U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor accused his rival of turning a "deaf ear" on Arkansas farmers.

  • Reynolds American 1Q profit falls more than 28 pct

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reynolds American Inc.'s first-quarter profit fell more than 28 percent as the company sold fewer cigarettes and spent more on expanding its electronic cigarette brand and legal costs. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company on Wednesday reported earnings of $363...

  • EU says Greece reached milestone in improving its finances, opens way for more debt relief

    BRUSSELS (AP) — EU says Greece reached milestone in improving its finances, opens way for more debt relief.

  • Comcast 1Q earns surge on upbeat NBC results

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of "The Tonight Show." The results beat Wall Street estimates and its...

  • Editorial Cartoon: Stronger language

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial Cartoon: Birth of a candidate

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial Cartoon: Nesting dolls

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial Cartoon: Empty rhetoric

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.

  • Editorial Cartoon: American pride

    Cartoon by Steve Breen/Creators Syndicate.

  • Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the justices about a continuing need for programs that address racial inequality in...

  • Stocks move higher as more earnings roll in

    The stock market is notching its sixth gain in a row as more U.S. companies report solid earnings. It's the longest winning streak since September.

  • Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings roar ahead

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson reported an 18.7 percent rise in first-quarter earnings, saying motorcycle sales grew 5.8 percent worldwide and efficiency efforts took hold during the quarter. The results beat Wall Street estimates and its shares rose nearly 7 percent. The company posted...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...