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Should America go back to the gold standard, or something similar?

Sun May 22, 2016 8:40 am

Should America go back to the gold standard, or something similar? By Michelle Jamrisko, Bloomberg
When times are tough, new economic theories get a better hearing. Maybe some old ones, too.

The gold standard is one of…


Holocaust survivor sings national anthem at Tigers game

Sat May 21, 2016 6:27 pm

Holocaust survivor sings national anthem at Tigers game DETROIT (AP) - An 89-year-old Holocaust survivor has fulfilled her longtime wish to sing the U.S. national anthem at a Major League…


Government-organized panel issues voluntary guidelines for drone operators

Sat May 21, 2016 9:17 am

Government-organized panel issues voluntary guidelines for drone operators By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer
DALLAS (AP) - A panel of privacy experts and technology companies organized by the Obama administration has issued guidelines for using drones…


Louisiana is ready to make targeting police an official hate crime

Sat May 21, 2016 8:09 am

Louisiana is ready to make targeting police an official hate crime By Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post
In many states, extra punishment is meted out to those who commit crimes against others because of their race or religion. Such…


Governor Mary Fallin vetoes Oklahoma bill criminalizing performing abortions

Fri May 20, 2016 4:34 pm

Governor Mary Fallin vetoes Oklahoma bill criminalizing performing abortions By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation that would make it a felony for doctors to…


Secret Service officer shot and wounded person outside White House

Fri May 20, 2016 4:30 pm

Secret Service officer shot and wounded person outside White House By Peter Hermann, Clarence Williams and Fenit Nirappil , The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - A uniformed Secret Service officer shot and critically wounded a man who brandished a gun outside the White House Friday…


Texas judge Don Willett, known for funny tweets, makes Trump short list for Supreme Court nominees

Fri May 20, 2016 9:40 am

Texas judge Don Willett, known for funny tweets, makes Trump short list for Supreme Court nominees By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune, https://www.texastribune.org
You already knew about Donald Trump’s reverence for Twitter, but it’s still surprising that a Texas judge known mainly for his funny…


National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in the summer of 2016

Fri May 20, 2016 8:46 am

National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in the summer of 2016 By Marylou Tousignant, Special To The Washington Post
Ready to blow out some candles? The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday this summer!

Special events are planned from…


Committee of professors says professor who yelled at police and reporters at protest, Melissa Click, treated unfairly

Thu May 19, 2016 8:18 pm

Committee of professors says professor who yelled at police and reporters at protest, Melissa Click, treated unfairly By Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post
After an investigation of the firing of Melissa Click, a communications professor who became a divisive national symbol during student protests at…


Congress reaches deal to overhaul chemical regulation

Thu May 19, 2016 3:43 pm

Congress reaches deal to overhaul chemical regulation By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan agreement reached by House and Senate negotiators would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous…


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