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Nov 07 2016
The mystery of America's missing male workers
The shrinking percentage of men in the workforce is one of the economy's biggest mysteries. What's to blame? Here's everything you need to know:
How many men aren't working? More than 7 million men between the ages of 25 and 54 — prime working age — have dropped out of the labor force. That means they're not only unemployed but have also given up looking for a job. Shortly after WorldThe Week - News
May 29 2012
Texas Senate Hopefuls Woo Republicans Of All Stripes
It's high noon in Texas at the Stephenville Community Center out on Highway 67, and the Cross Timbers Republican Women's Club Candidates Forum is about to begin.
Time has run out on this Republican Senate primary. This is a last chance for the candidates to make an impression before Tuesday's vote. They're vying to replace Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who is retiring after serving forNPR (Online News)
Nov 18 2014
Obama calls on lame-duck Congress to approve Ebola funding
President Obama renewed his call Tuesday for Congress to approve $5.6 billion in emergency funding to fight Ebola, saying “we are nowhere near out of the woods yet in West Africa.”
During an Oval Office meeting with advisers, Mr. Obama said it’s important to “stamp out this disease entirely in that region.”
“Until we do, there are threats if additional outbreaks, and given theWashington Times
Mar 12 2020
Story of the Week: Spread of Coronavirus Grips US, Stuns Stock Market
The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has sent shockwaves through the U.S., closing schools, suspending entire sporting seasons and contributing to a brutal week for the stock market.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office Wednesday, announcing a 30-day ban on travel to and from the European Union. Cases of the virus have been confirmed in 44 states andHenry A. Brechter
Jul 26 2017
Transgender Service Members Speak Out
Several transgender service members are speaking out against Trump's Twitter announcement that he would ban all transgender people from serving in the military. “Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy," said retired Navy SEAL, Kristin Beck, in an interview with Business Insider. In the news, the story received a great deal of attention from the Left and very little attentionThe Hill New York Times (News) HuffPost
Oct 22 2014
Nation’s Confidence Ebbs at a Steady Drip
In taking office during two overseas wars and the Great Recession, President Obama set out to restore society’s frayed faith in its public institutions, saying that the question was not whether government was too big or small, “but whether it works.” Six years later, Americans seem more dubious than ever that it really does.
With every passing week or month, it seems, some governmentNew York Times (News)
Oct 15 2014
It’s Official: Budget Deficit Falls to Pre-Recession Levels
The federal budget deficit, after rising to more than a trillion dollars a year at the height of the Great Recession, has fallen to pre-recession levels and is now lower than the annual average of the past 40 years, Obama administration officials confirmed on Wednesday.
Final figures for fiscal year 2014, which ended on Sept. 30, showed a shortfall of $483 billion. That is $197 billionNew York Times (News)
Mar 31 2020
Media Bias Alert: Media Ignores Coronavirus Death Rates to Attack Governors
Even in this time of crisis and death, some in the news media launched partisan attacks on Republican governors regardless of actual data, including how many people have died.
We see this in the media all the time: journalists often cherry-pick commentary and data to support the side they like and attack the other. This is a criticism that is frequently made against the left, such asJohn Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Sep 18 2014
Pope Francis: Christians Joining Jews in Suffering Religious Persecution
It is Christianity's "turn" to suffer religious persecution, Pope Francis told a World Jewish Congress delegation visiting his home in Rome Wednesday night, saying that Christians are being killed while the world remains silent.
Francis and World Jewish Council President Ronald Lauder both condemned attacks against the world's Christians, reports Haaretz, particularly in the MiddleNewsmax (News)
Mar 07 2013
White House bought gun-control groupsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ silence with access to private meetings
The White House has taken such great care to tip the public relations battle for new Second Amendment policy in its favor that administration officials even bought the silence of gun-control groups with promises of access to meetings. Politico reports the reason gun-control groups Ã¢â‚¬â€ like the Brady Campaign, Third Way and Mayors Against Illegal Guns Ã¢â‚¬â€ have been strangely silent inWashington Times