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  • Meriam Ibrahim is finally in the U.S.

    Sudanese mother of two Meriam Ibrahim and her family arrived in Philadelphia on Thursday, and were greeted by the mayor before leaving for New Hampshire, where supporters cheered and welcomed her to the U.S.

  • Watch America's prison population explode over the course of 34 years in this stunning GIF

    This GIF might help explain why Republicans like Mike Lee, Raul Labrador and Paul Ryan are on board with prison sentencing reform.

  • Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum. Activists erupted in cheers after the court ruled the law "null and void,"...

  • 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms. In their first appearance since being...

  • Job gains aren't translating to faster wage growth

    The U.S. economy may be steadily adding jobs, but so far in 2014, there are few signs that the labor market improvement is translating into income gains for workers.

  • Slow, steady progress: U.S. economy adds 209,000 jobs in July, unemployment ticks up to 6.2 percent

    The U.S. labor market may finally be gathering momentum. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 209,000 payroll jobs in July.

  • Ready to rumble: Activists to raid congressional town hall meetings to fight immigration

    Activists angered with undocumented minors swarming over the U.S.-Mexico border plan to invade town hall meetings House members are planning during the five-week congressional recess.

  • Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, 70 international investigators arrived Friday at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and started recovering the remains of as many as 80 victims that have been lying in farm fields for two...

  • 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with at least 40 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling while the military said two soldiers were killed and an infantry officer was feared...

  • Nanny-state mindset leads to police brutality

    Once you accept the premise that so-called experts should decide what's best for the rest of us, the only question remaining is how to deal with people who don't comply.

  • US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery. July's gain was less than in the...

  • Obama driving American foreign policy off a cliff

    Last week, the Washington Post's Tehran, Iran, correspondent was arrested. The charges are unspecified, but according to the paper, Jason Rezaian, 38; his Iranian wife, Yeganeh Salehi; and two other U.S. citizens were detained.

  • House plans vote today on immigration bill that strengthens border security

    A day after pulling legislation from the floor, House lawmakers have hashed out a second plan to pass a supplemental border bill today that will provide President Obama money to deal with the migrant surge on the border.

  • Democrats, the Constitution and the rule of law

    Have we arrived at the point in our nation that a Democratic president and powerful members of his administration can act as lawlessly as they choose without any significant objection or protest from the Democratic Party, the liberal media and Democratic voters?

  • Kerry condemns 'outrageous' Palestinian violations of Gaza ceasefire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry condemns 'outrageous' Palestinian violations of Gaza ceasefire.



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