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Conscience for Boys and Girls

By Sadie Stein September 9, 2014<p>Our Daily Correspondent<p>William Holman Hunt, <i>The Awakening Conscience</i>, 1853<p>Scrolling through Retronaut, you might run across a 1927 pamphlet called “Examination of Conscience for Boys and Girls,” which the site resurfaced last year. It’s a Catholic publication by a …

Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials

After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his application for a concealed carry …

5 Tips for Better Gas Grilling

Tom Mylan, one of America's most influential young butchers, shares his 5 must-knows of gas grilling.<p><i>Tom Mylan, one of America's most influential</i> …

Stung By Criticism, Obama Preps Sweeping Defense Of His Foreign Policy Approach

(Adds details about Syria)<p>By Steve Holland<p>WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) - Stung by criticism, President Barack Obama will use a speech on Wednesday to launch a sweeping defense of his approach to foreign policy, one that he will say is reliant on multilateral diplomacy instead of military …

Brussels shooting: Gunman opens fire outside Jewish centre

Three people have been killed during a shooting at a Jewish centre in Brussels<p>Three people were killed and one badly injured in a shoot-out on Saturday in <b>Belgium</b>.<p>A Jewish community figure, Joel Rubinfeld, told AFP it clearly "is a terrorist act" as a man had been seen driving up and entering the …

Pakistan's Prime Minister to attend swearing-in of Indian counterpart

In an unprecedented move, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will travel to New Delhi to attend the oath-taking ceremony Monday for India's new leader, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said Saturday.<p>Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi will be sworn in as the head of the world's largest democracy …

The Heritage Foundation

Breaking Down Top Landing Spots for NFL's Most Recent Cuts

With only one week until all NFL teams must be in compliance with the 2014 salary cap of $133 million and with free agency set to get rolling on the same day, squads across the league are faced with some tough decisions.<p>For many players, that means the end of the line, at least with their current …

Australian dollar hits month-high as US Fed boosts global hopes

The Australian dollar hit its highest level in almost a month after US Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen said she has no plans to change monetary policy set under predecessor Ben Bernanke.<p>US stocks rose strongly with the Dow Jones industrial average up 219 points, or 1.39% at 16,020.91 and the S&P …

Niagara falls freezes over - in pictures

The polar vortex created a winter wonderland at one of the world's most iconic locations when extreme temperatures froze parts of the famous Niagara falls on the US and Canadian border