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  • BART station closed after bomb threat report

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A reported bomb threat has forced the closure of a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train station, causing major delays throughout the system during the morning commute. BART spokesman Jim Allison says a 911 caller on Friday morning reported hearing about a bomb...

  • News by the Numbers: July 25, 2014

    Graphic illustration by Chris Henderson/Examiner.

  • Courts issue conflicting rulings on major piece of Obamacare

    Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings over federal subsidies awarded in the 36 states where the U.S. government runs the Obamacare health exchanges, raising expectations that the issue will wind up in the Supreme Court.

  • WEX BackStory: Obama's six-year itch

    White House Correspondent Brian Hughes talks with the Washington Examiner's Steve Doty about President Obama's six-year itch. Obama has two years left in office, and Democrats and Republicans are starting to wonder what he'll do in those final years.

  • Food fight: Cafeteria workers say kids don't want Michelle Obama's lunches, sales down in 49 states

    School cafeteria workers slapped as "offensive" the first lady's latest criticism that some school districts have given up and are just lazily serving junk food.

  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    PARIS (AP) — French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118...

  • How the House GOP lawsuit could lead to more executive actions

    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says White House staff are scouring areas of the law ripe for more executive in response to House GOP lawsuit accusing President Obama of overreach.

  • US agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas. The probe announced Friday covers about 394,000 midsize cars from the 2006 through 2008 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

  • Are teachers underpaid? Let's find out

    A teacher in South Dakota with a bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience earns $33,600 per year, which is less than the average auto repair worker.

  • Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed

    The White House pretended to champion American workers this week with gimmicky initiatives on federal job training and "workplace innovation."

  • Stop the fear mongering on border security and illegal immigration

    The good news at the U.S. border with Mexico is that the flood of children from Central America crossing illegally, now totaling nearly 60,000, has slowed.

  • Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market sank in morning trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from earlier in the week. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 117...

  • Hamas' triumph

    Hamas, with perhaps unwitting help from President Obama, is achieving its war aim: to legitimize Islamic supremacism and Jew-hatred, and take it global. Jews are no longer safe in Europe or even in some places in the U.S.

  • Opposition to Hobby Lobby decision highlights problem with mandates

    Following the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision, one of the key talking points that emerged from enraged opponents of the ruling was: "My boss shouldn't be involved in my health care decisions."

  • Obama's utopian statism is both below and on the radar

    It's no wonder President Obama tries to lock his normally fawning liberal media out of his fundraisers. He says things he doesn't want even them to hear -- or report. Sometimes they complain, but their disgraceful loyalty never wanes.



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  • No Sword, No Justice

    On Tuesday, President Obama visited the Dutch embassy in Washington to pay his respects to the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot down over Ukraine by forces armed and backed by Vladimir...

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    Moments of clarity often come when you least expect them. In a speech to contributors last week in Seattle, Barack Obama made the case that his presidency has made America better. In most...

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    In 1983, Barack Obama was a senior at Columbia University. He was not well known. He lived off-campus, had a few close friends, and spent a lot of time reading. He went to some meetings of the...

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