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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...
Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn’t exist
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Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn’t exist

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and...
Minneapolis’ black families lead flight out of city schools
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Minneapolis’ black families lead flight out of city schools

Once it was the biggest school district in the state. Now Minneapolis Public Schools is the biggest loser in Minnesota's robust school-choice environment, surrendering more kids to charter schools and other public school options than any other district. And...
Supreme court bakery decision should be easy
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Supreme court bakery decision should be easy

The U.S. Supreme Court takes up a free speech case in the October term, and making the right decision should be a piece of cake. The justices will be asked to decide whether the government can require someone to say something he doesn't want to say. The imp...
Congregation once led by Robert E. Lee votes to remove his name from their church
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Congregation once led by Robert E. Lee votes to remove his name from their church

Leaders of R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church in Lexington voted Monday evening to change the parish's name to Grace Episcopal Church - what it was originally called when the Confederate general moved to town after the Civil War and joined the congregation. ...
San Diego State University students earn extra credit for calculating ‘white privilege’
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San Diego State University students earn extra credit for calculating ‘white privilege’

A questionnaire recently handed out at San Diego State University allows students to calculate their "white privilege" for extra credit. Feminist Peggy McIntosh's essay "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" may have been published in 1989, but...