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  • Michelle Obama: Average American doesn't 'know much about the military'

    First lady Michelle Obama to her campaign to help veterans find jobs to Fort Campbell, Kentucky Wednesday where she said that most Americans don't know much about the military. Following comments from Jill Biden, the vice president’s wife and Obama’s teammate in helping veterans, she noted...

  • Lawyer: US man held in Cuba seeks to go home soon

    HAVANA (AP) — The lawyer for U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for more than four years in Cuba, said Wednesday his client is certain he will go home in the next year, be it alive or dead. Speaking to reporters in Havana after visiting Gross, attorney Scott...

  • Hagel seeking to deepen US-Mexico ties

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is exploring ways to deepen U.S.-Mexican defense ties, including the possibility of training exercises with Mexican forces. Hagel made the comment Wednesday to reporters traveling with him to Mexico City for talks Thursday with his...

  • Conservative group drops image of Obama from ad

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents whose children were killed in a Colorado theater shooting are demanding a conservative group stop running ads featuring an image of Sen. Mark Udall visiting a hospital where other victims were recovering. The conservative group Americans for Prosperity on Wednesday...

  • NY casino contenders face application fee deadline

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Proposals for casinos in upstate New York faced their first significant hurdle Wednesday, the deadline for casino contenders to submit a required $1 million application fee. Several developers and casino operators involved in the projects told The Associated Press that...

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Apple increases stock buyback, raises dividend CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock and raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent amid a slowdown in revenue growth. The commitment announced Wednesday as part of Apple's fiscal...

  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, RIP: The triple murderer who fooled Hollywood

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter has died. Sympathetic obituaries say things like "wrongfully convicted" or "exonerated." But the black middleweight-title-contending boxer was neither. Carter, in 1966, murdered three people. But Hollywood later made a movie, "The Hurricane," in which Denzel Washington...

  • Democracy, the Supreme Court and affirmative action

    The question of racial preferences in university admissions has bedeviled the nation for decades. In 2003, the Supreme Court finally issued a verdict that gave something to either side of the debate.

  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years. The commitment announced Wednesday as part of Apple's fiscal second-quarter earnings report expands on the...

  • Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and...

  • Apple increases stock buyback program to $90 billion, raises dividend as revenue growth slows

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple increases stock buyback program to $90 billion, raises dividend as revenue growth slows.

  • Air Force changed testing program to resolve cheaters' concerns

    Air Force officials changed the scoring system for the certification tests administered to the strategic missile force to address the concerns of service members caught in a recent cheating scandal who felt pressured to receive a perfect score. "We have made the monthly tests that the crew...

  • Top Air Force general doesn't know if F-22 successor will even fly

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh doesn't know if the successor to the F-22 Raptor, the Air Force's fifth generation fighter, will fly. "I don't even know that it's an airplane," Welsh told reporters Wednesday morning. "I wouldn't try and characterize it or describe it. I have no idea...

  • GOP senate candidate Terri Lynn Land describes the 'real war on women' in America

    Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has penned an essay for her campaign website about what she describes as “the real war on women.”

  • Recognizing danger, GOP engages with Democrats in battle for women voters

    As the Democratic Party implements its "War on Women" campaign against the Republicans in the hopes of mobilizing female voters and heading off a midterm elections defeat, the GOP is fighting back. In doing so, Republicans on Capitol Hill and GOP candidates running in key congressional races...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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