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  • Why exposes of the Clintons fail

    It will take a long time to assemble the full case against the Clintons. By the time it is done, however, I doubt anyone will care about them.

  • Big presidential entourages from 3 nations facing Ebola outbreak coming to Obama's Africa summit

    The presidents and other top officials from the three nations considered Ground Zero for the deadly Ebola virus have are still planning to attend President Obama's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit next week.

  • Eurozone inflation down again but ECB seen on hold

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The inflation rate in the 18-nation eurozone dropped again in July, official data showed Thursday, in a worrying sign that adds pressure on the European Central Bank to beef up its efforts to spur the economy. Extremely low inflation is a concern because it can lead to...

  • US jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels. Weekly applications for unemployment aid rose 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 302,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The prior week's claims were revised down to...

  • Exxon profit surges, but production slips

    NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped 6 percent, disappointing analysts. On Thursday, Exxon reported net income of $8.78 billion in the second quarter on revenue of...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. UCLA FLOOD Repairs beginning on Los Angeles water main that flooded UCLA campus with 20 million-gallon deluge. 2. PLANE CRASH RESCUE Witnesses pull pilot, passenger from...

  • As turmoil engulfs Middle East, American opinion of Muslims, Arabs slides to five-year low: Survey

    Public opinion in the U.S. of Arabs and Muslims has steadily deteriorated over the past five years, with a growing number of Americans saying they now hold an unfavorable opinion of both groups, according to a Zogby poll released this week.

  • MasterCard 2Q profit rises on volume growth

    PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — MasterCard's second-quarter net income climbed 9.8 percent as it benefited from volume growth and handled more transactions in the period. The company's results topped analysts' estimates. Shares rose in premarket trading on Thursday. MasterCard Inc. is the world's...

  • Can the IRS be fixed, or should it just be abolished?

    Sooner or later, Congress will have to do something concrete to fix the IRS. Reform it, abolish it or replace it, but the status quo can't go on.

  • House GOP still short of votes on border bill

    House Republicans on Wednesday were still short of the 218 GOP votes they need to guarantee passage of their $659 billion border package.

  • Applications for US unemployment benefits increase to 302k; still at pre-recession levels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits increase to 302k; still at pre-recession levels.

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds law that ended collective bargaining for public workers

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 31

    There are only two days left before Congress breaks for its summer recess, but there are a host of issues still waiting to be sorted out.

  • House readies bill to stop Obama's immigration order -- in advance

    On what could be the last lawmaking session before the summer recess, both House and Senate are preparing bills to one-up each other on immigration.

  • Not backing down: Obama to issue another executive action

    President Obama is following through with a threat to issue more executive actions, not fewer, one day after House Republicans moved forward with their lawsuit challenging the president's unilateral policy-making.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

  • Podcast: On Clinton, Inc.

    The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with online editor Daniel Halper on his New York Times  best selling book, Clinton, Inc. The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.   Buy it today!

  • A Fetish For Zizek

    It’s surely the most hilarious academic story so far this year: Slavoj Zizek, the most Marxist-chic of all Marxist-chic philosophers, has been caught plagiarizing an article from American...