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Student Loan Rates: New Obama Proposal Would Lower Rates Significantly

President Obama has recommended tying federal student loan interest rates to market rates with out a cap on interest rates in his most recent budget.

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Student Loan Debt: Is Borrowing Money to Go to College Still Worth It?

Should borrowers of student loans be required to take classes on the terms of their loans?
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Margaret Thatcher Dead: Britain Thrived With Her Education Policies

The late prime minister has gotten flak for her education policies, but she knew Britain would be better off with her approach.
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Toronto Dad Banned From Watching Daughter's Swim Lessons Due to Muslim Practices

A Toronto dad was told he could not watch his daughter's swim lessons due to the cultural practices of other students in the class.
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Lance Armstrong Returns, Goes Swimming in U.S. Masters

The disgraced cyclist returns to competitive sports for the first time since being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.
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Student Loan Fairness Act: Will Your Student Loans Be Forgiven?

Legislation introduced to forgive student loans sounds good on the surface, but without addressing the rising cost of college, it is a short-term solution to a long- term problem.

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Bill Kristol Thinks Millennials' Gay Marriage Views Are Just a Fad

The editor of the Weekly Standard believes shifting opinion on gay marriage is a passing fad not worth catering to, rather than real groundswell change.
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Kevin Wallin: Connecticut Priest Caught in Meth Scandal

What sounds like a rejected "Breaking Bad" script is actually the story of a priest caught up in a meth scandal.

Is Virginia Going to War With Obamacare Over Taxpayer-Funded Abortions?

Virginia Gov. McDonnell from has proposed an amendment to the state's health care exchange restricting insurance coverage for abortions. But does it violate Obamacare?

Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case: SCOTUS Agrees to Hear Arguments On Michigan Law

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Michigan law which seeks to ban affirmative action in college admission and government contracting
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Why Senator Schumer's Cruise Passenger Bill Of Rights Will Sink Faster Than a Carnival Ship

In the wake of the latest Carnival Cruise accident, Senator Chuck Schummer (D-N.Y.) wants to pass a passenger's bill of rights. Here's why this is a bad idea.

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Colorado Shooting: Prisons Chief Tom Clements Shot Dead At Home As Suspect Still At Large

Tom Clements, the head of Colorado's prison system, was shot dead at his home just hours before Governor John Hickenlooper was to sign new gun control measures into law.
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Colorado Gun Control: Why Governor Hickenlooper Shouldn't Sign It Into Law

Even though recent mass shootings are fresh in our minds, such tragedies should not lead to bad legislation written without understanding the potential consequences for law abiding citizens.
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Traci Lords Says She Was Also Raped in Steubenville At Age 10

An ex-pornographic film actress says that she was raped at the age of 10 in Steubenville, Ohio, the same small town where a teen rape case has garnered national attention.
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Speed Cameras: Ohio Judge Rules Them An Unconstitutional "Sham"

A judge in Ohio dubbed the installation of traffic cameras a "scam the motorist cannot win." He's right, as a piece of machinery can't witness the circumstances surrounding any kind of violation.