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Bono: Trump election disturbed ‘moral arc of the universe’
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Bono: Trump election disturbed ‘moral arc of the universe’

U2 singer Bono says President Trump's election caused the band to significantly delay and rework their upcoming album "Songs of Experience," because they felt the "moral arc of the universe" was no longer bending in the direction of "fairness, equality and jus...
Firearms and ‘assault’ weapons during natural catastrophes
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Firearms and ‘assault’ weapons during natural catastrophes

In 2005, at the time of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans police used the excuse of enforcing compliance with the mandatory evacuation order to confiscate firearms. They went door-to-door seizing guns from the people who stayed behind hoping to ride out the s...
Far too many college students have little comprehension of the First Amendment
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Far too many college students have little comprehension of the First Amendment

The Brookings Institute conducted a survey of 1,500 college students around the nation, and found fully 44 percent think hate speech — whatever that is — isn't a First Amendment right. About half that think violence is an OK form of protest. The indoctrinat...
The Price We Pay for Former Presidents
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The Price We Pay for Former Presidents

Sen. Joni Ernst is taking a swing at the money we pay ex-presidents. She's written a bill that caps what we pay them, but it doesn't go far enough. With ex-presidents making tens of millions of dollars upon leaving office, why are we still paying multimilli...
Sessions denounces MS-13, praises Boston’s efforts fighting gangs
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Sessions denounces MS-13, praises Boston’s efforts fighting gangs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in Boston yesterday, railed against MS-13 gang violence -- saying Americans should be "free to walk down any street in this country without fear of being hacked by a machete" -- and decried a rising homicide rate, both nationall...
FBI warns to watch those social media posts — or face the consequences
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FBI warns to watch those social media posts — or face the consequences

It only took a few seconds for Jabari Dean to realize he had made a mistake. In a moment of anger in late 2015, the then-21-year-old threatened a mass shooting at the University of Chicago in the comments section of a popular website. Dean quickly deleted t...
Maxine Waters: Impeachment is about whatever the Congress says it is
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Maxine Waters: Impeachment is about whatever the Congress says it is

Rep. Maxine Waters on Thursday accused President Trump of collusion with the Russian government and obstruction of justice, suggesting that there's enough evidence for Congress to begin the impeachment process. The California Democrat, who has been the lead...
Rand Paul under pressure on health care reform, Planned Parenthood funding
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Rand Paul under pressure on health care reform, Planned Parenthood funding

Pro-life activists descended on Sen. Rand Paul's office in Kentucky on Thursday with a simple message: If he votes against a last-ditch bill to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood, then he will betray the core of conservatives' beliefs. Mr. Paul ...
Two arrested in kidnapping, rape and assault of teen girl in Frederick, MD
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Two arrested in kidnapping, rape and assault of teen girl in Frederick, MD

Two young men were charged and a third remains at large after a teen girl was kidnapped and raped, according to police and court documents filed last week in Frederick. "This is very, very rare in my experience," said Detective Joe Palkovic, an assistant su...