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Of Course Otto Warmbier's "Confession" Was Coerced

June 23 2017
by Claudia Rosett

Otto gave a forced confession...

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With Senate healthcare bill in the picture, Obamacare debate hinges on community rating

June 22 2017
by Hadley Heath

Republican Senators have released their health reform bill...

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Congressional Democrats Want a $15 Minimum Wage—but Pay Their Interns Nothing

June 21 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

They may want to fix a glaring income inequality issue in their own offices first...

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Claremont McKenna Students Who Shut Down Speech Facing Possible Expulsion

June 21 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Claremont McKenna has told six students who tried to shut down a speech by Heather Mac Donald that they face suspension or expulsion, their lawyer told local media.

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Dr. Gwyneth and Her Goop Will See You Now

June 19 2017
by Julie Gunlock

Retired actress and current lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow is determined to expand her Goop empire...

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Jerry Seinfeld Isn’t Disgusted Enough With Kardashian-Style Reality Television

June 19 2017
by Julie Gunlock

Jerry Seinfeld isn’t a fan of reality television...

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Lawyer Claims Michigan Mosque Paid for Female Genital Mutilation for 7-Year-Old Girls

June 15 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

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Good fathers can help protect against creeps like Bill Cosby

June 13 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

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Trump's Education Cuts Aren't 'Devastating,' They're Smart

June 12 2017
by Vicki E. Alger

It’s the end of the world as we know it—at least that’s what some people would have us believe about President Trump’s education budget...

 

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Mommy Blogger: Telling Your Infant There’s No Reason to Cry Is ‘Baby Shaming’

June 12 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Reaca Pearl, is cautioning parents against accidental baby-shaming...

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Chico State Professor Attacks Student Reporter As ‘Sh*tty’ and ‘Repugnant’

June 12 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

After a controversial column in Chico State’s student publication, an outraged professor wrote a obscenity-laced series of Facebook posts personally attacking the student columnist...

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Why The Baby Industry Really Doesn’t Want Newborns To Sleep In Cardboard Boxes

June 12 2017
by Julie Gunlock

The government wants to regulate your baby box...

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Boycott Mania: Study Finds Brands Bear Brunt of Political Fury

June 9 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

One-fourth of all Americans have boycotted a company in the past three months because of political objections to a brand’s perceived stance, a new survey found...

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Detroit Doctor Alleged to Have Performed Genital Mutilation on Up to 100 Girls

June 9 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Detroit doctors accused of female genital mutilation may have harmed around 100 girls...

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The Moral Meaning of ‘The Sopranos,’ Ten Years Later

June 9 2017
by Rachel DiCarlo Currie

Fans of The Sopranos have argued—and argued, and argued, and argued—over the meaning of that final scene...

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How liberals are killing the NAACP

June 8 2017
by Naomi Schaefer Riley

The NAACP is lost...

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Brooklyn Now Has Gender-Neutral Craft Beer

June 8 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Now after you’re done picking a gender-neutral baby name and shopping for gender-neutral toys, you can celebrate with a gender-neutral beer...

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Jerry Seinfeld Reminds the World that Hugging Shouldn’t be Compulsory

June 8 2017
by Julie Gunlock

When did compulsory hugging become a thing?

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Science Panel Goes Viral After Moderator Accused of ‘Mansplaining’

June 8 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

An esoteric scientific panel has gone viral this week...

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Uproar in Pittsburgh Over ‘Voyeur’ White Artist Daring to Paint Police Shooting

June 7 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A white artist submitted his painting of the death of Tamir Rice to a Pittsburgh art festival...

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Virginia Imam Caught On Camera Endorsing Female Genital Mutilation to Curb ‘Hypersexuality’ in Girls

June 7 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

A Virginia imam is under fire after a Youtube video showed him endorsing female genital mutilation...

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The paid-leave compromise dreamed up by two think tanks goes in the wrong direction

June 7 2017
by Hadley Heath

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Gwyneth Paltrow Admits She ‘Doesn’t Know What the F*ck We Talk About’ on Goop

June 6 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

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Body Positivity Just Ran Afoul of PC Sensibilities

June 5 2017
by Jillian Kay Melchior

Politically correct feminists are now offended by body positivity...

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Keeping Faith With Tiananmen

June 4 2017
by Claudia Rosett

We must remember. It is a matter not only of keeping faith with the heroes of Tiananmen, but with our own creed that liberty is an unalienable right. It is a matter of understanding something vital about the undercurrents in China, something that Beijing's rulers would prefer we forget.

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