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  • Fired nuke commander will retire at lower rank

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The two-star Air Force general fired last fall as commander of the nuclear missile corps because of alcohol-fueled misbehavior will retire in June at a lower rank, the Air Force said Thursday. Maj. Gen. Michael Carey was commander of 20th Air Force, with responsibility for...

  • Report: Russia withheld intel before Boston attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A yearlong review of information the U.S. intelligence community had prior to the Boston Marathon bombing found that the investigation could have been more thorough, but the intelligence agencies' inspectors general said it is impossible to know whether anything could have...

  • 2016 campaign checklist: Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at Hillary Rodham Clinton's preparations for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: "I haven't made up my mind. I really have not. I will look carefully at what I think I can do and make that decision sometime next year." — ABC, December 2013....

  • AP source: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigning after rocky health care law rollout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigning after rocky health care law rollout.

  • House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans rallied behind a slashing budget blueprint on Thursday, passing a non-binding but politically imposing measure that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years with sweeping budget cuts and termination of health care coverage under the Affordable Care...

  • US panel votes to reduce drug-dealing sentences

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Sentencing Commission has voted to reduce the length of federal prison sentences for most drug dealers. The commission says it estimates that the changes approved Thursday would affect roughly 70 percent of federal drug trafficking defendants and would reduce by 11...

  • 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May. The five-year review of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline has been "exhaustive in its time, breadth and...

  • Obama to nominate new head of Humanities Endowment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will nominate Colby College President William "Bro" Adams to be the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In a statement Thursday, Obama says Adams brings extensive experience as an academic leader and a...

  • Researchers using math to whittle away at jet lag

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help. Doctors have long said exposure to...

  • US Chamber of Commerce backs Thom Tillis in North Carolina race

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Establishment-minded Republicans and social conservatives seem to have settled on a favorite to face the North Carolina Democrat who is among the most vulnerable incumbents, Sen. Kay Hagan. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is set to endorse the speaker of the North Carolina...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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