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  • Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll found. Yet when it comes to smoking causing cancer or that a genetic code determines who we are, the doubts disappear. When...

  • Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices

    Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock — the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.

  • Comcast increases Internet speeds in DC, Northeast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Comcast says it has increased its Internet speeds in the Washington area and Northeast region at no additional cost to customers. The company says its Xfinity Blast tier has more than doubled in speed to 105 megabytes per second. And the Xfinity Extreme tier now offers...

  • High-speed rail board adopts new business plan

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The board overseeing the California High-Speed Rail Authority has approved a new business plan to submit to state lawmakers. The 2014 plan approved Thursday is an update required every two years for the $68 billion project. Among its changes is a lower projection...

  • Space station sidesteps space junk again

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Space Station had to dodge space junk again — the second time in less than three weeks. NASA said the station fired its thrusters Thursday afternoon, moving up about half a mile, to avoid some parts from an old Ariane (a-ree-AN') 5 rocket. The European...



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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  • 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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  • Mitch McConnell, Judicial Activist

    "This is the best Supreme Court, if you’re interested in a free society and in the ability of Americans to participate in the political process with a minimum amount of government restrictions....

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