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  • Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's...

  • Letting the cat out of the bag on the role of public employee unions

    Noam Scheiber of the New Republic inadvertently admitted what we've long suspected about public employee unions.

  • S&P 500 closes over 2,000 for the first time ever

    The S&P 500 index closed just above the symbolically significant number of 2,000 for the first time Tuesday, as stocks soared following positive economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also neared record highs.

  • Nuclear waste doesn't need to be shipped, regulators say

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that nuclear waste could safely be stored on site indefinitely. The new rule also lifted a two-year moratorium on new licensing.

  • French gov't reshuffle expels dissident ministers

    PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Francois Hollande's economic policies as he tries to pull the nation out of stagnation and steer it toward growth. Emmanuel Macron, who had earlier served as...

  • Standard & Poor's 500 index closes above 2,000 points for the first time

    NEW YORK (AP) — Standard & Poor's 500 index closes above 2,000 points for the first time.

  • Another milestone: S&P 500 closes above 2,000

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a big round-number day for the stock market. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time, but just barely. It edged up 2.10 points to 2,000.02 points. It's been 16 years since the index closed above 1,000 points for the first...

  • VIDEO: Obama announces new executive actions for veterans' health care

    On the same day President Obama announced new executive actions aimed at improving health care for veterans, the Veterans Affairs Department's Office of Inspector General released a report saying that there's no proof delays in care caused deaths at the Phoenix VA hospital.

  • Al Gore asking Democrats for money because of climate change

    What do you get when you combine Al Gore, climate change and a Bob Dylan quote? A Democratic National Committee fundraising email.

  • Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

    MIAMI (AP) — The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad. Burger King said Tuesday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's third largest fast-food chain. The company is hoping to turn the coffee-and-doughnut chain into...

  • Republican veterans chairman blasts Obama speech

    The top Republican on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs panel said President Obama's executive actions "fall far short," of what is needed to fix the troubled agency, which has been plagued by scandal and mismanagement in recent months.

  • Ebola becomes a campaign issue in close Arkansas Senate race

    A campaign ad, called "Emergency Response," features scary music, zombie movie-style shaky camerawork and an ominous voice-over saying "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola."

  • Editorial Cartoon: Back to school

    Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.

  • US home price gains slow in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June — a cooldown that could continue for several more months. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 8.1 percent in June from 12 months earlier, according to a Tuesday report. That's down from 9.4...

  • 'Irreversible change' more likely as emissions rise, says UN draft report

    The effects of climate change will grow more severe as greenhouse gas emissions rise, according to a draft United Nations report.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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  • A Not So Grand Jury

    On August 15, a grand jury in Travis County, Texas, shocked the Lone Star State when it handed up an indictment of Governor Rick Perry, a likely candidate for the GOP presidential nomination in...

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