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  • Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of the late President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking....

  • Jet with 116 aboard 'probably crashed' in Mali

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people vanished Thursday in a rainstorm over restive northern Mali, and French officials say it has probably crashed — the third major international aviation disaster in a week. French fighter jets, U.N. peacekeepers and others...

  • Busy Gaza morgue performs Muslim burial rituals

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — In the morgue at a small Gaza hospital, the anguished cries of those who lost loved ones in Israeli airstrikes fell silent Thursday when Ahmed Jadallah began attending to the corpses, one by one, on his wooden work table. With swift, steady movements, Jadallah...

  • Protecting free speech means standing up for it no matter what

    Over the past few years, Washington Democrats have grown increasingly at ease with silencing their critics as a way to gain a political edge.

  • US stocks end little changed after mixed news

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending little changed after a day of mixed signals on corporate earnings and the economy. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose less than one point, or 0.05 percent, to close at 1,897.98 Thursday, barely topping a record set the day before. The other two major...

  • Joe Biden wishes he had rich, 'Republican kid' to pay for his retirement home

    Vice President Biden is looking to the future and retirement and wishing he had a Republican son--to help pay for his retirement home.

  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by...

  • 10 ways Obama tries to sound populist

    Obama has deployed a variety of catch phrases -- with mixed results -- to brandish his populist credentials. Here are the 10 that have gained the most traction.

  • Lawsuits tackle Lois Lerner syndrome among state attorneys general

    Lois Lerner wasn't the only government official unlawfully trying to upend through backdoor channels the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. The Citizens United ruling acknowledged that the First Amendment's legal prohibition on Congress making no law infringing on speech meant what it said.

  • The U.S. spent $35 million trying to grow this crop in Afghanistan

    American Soybean Association was given $34.4 million in federal funds in 2009 to try to jumpstart soybean farming in Afghanistan, according to the government watchdog over American work there.

  • NYT can't count, puts Dinesh D'Souza's No. 1 book 'America' in No. 2 spot

    New York Times refuses to put the nation's top-selling book, "America" by Dinesh D'Souza, in the No. 1 slot of its Sunday list of best-sellers.

  • Donor to Obama and father of FCC commissioner gets profitable telecom waiver from group

    This looks sketchy as heck. A telecom company is basically getting special prices on buying wireless spectrum, even thought it just leases that spectrum to big telecoms. The company's owner is a bundler for President Obama but also a donor to Rep. Jim Clyburn, whose daughter Mignon Clyburn is...

  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with...

  • Republicans can't leave unmarried Americans behind

    There has to be a way to push sensible limited-government policy reforms without making unmarried Americans feel left out.

  • VIDEO: Jeb Bush has some solid support in the sunshine state

    Florida loves Jeb Bush, but can he match up against Hillary Clinton?



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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