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North Korea fires short-range missiles

North Korea has launched three short-range guided missiles, according to a report by the South Korean news agency Yonhap.<p>Citing defense ministry sources in Seoul, Yonhap said the missiles had crashed into the Sea of Japan, off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula.<p>Two rockets were launched this …

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‘Who’s going to jail’ over IRS scandal? Probably nobody.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wants to know "who's going to jail" over the IRS scandal.<p>But ousted acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller says no laws were violated when the agency targeted conservative groups.<p>So who's right? Did the IRS's conduct take a step beyond mere "wrongdoing" and …

Obama Student Loan Policy Under Scrutiny As Congress Tackles Student Borrowing Costs

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats have pounced on a nonpartisan government report showing the Department of Education this year is forecast to earn a record $51 billion profit off student borrowers, denouncing the Obama administration and urging for structural reforms.<p>Members of the House of …

Escape From An Eritrean Prison

Eritrea's human rights record has long faced international criticism. Located in the Horn of Africa, the country is home to five million people, but so closed to the outside world that individual stories tend to come almost exclusively from those who have fled.<p>Kidane Isaac was just 18 when he says …

Scientists agree on climate change. So why doesn’t everyone else?

Here's a finding that shouldn't be all that surprising: Since 1991, roughly 97 percent of all published scientific papers that take a position on the question agree that humans are warming the planet.<p>That stat comes from this extensive new survey led by John Cook and Dana Nuccitelli, who run the …

Benghazi Crossfire: Can White House And State Dept. Dodge Their Own Bullet Talking Points?

Is all of this Benghazi scandal stuff just a political Republican “witch-hunt” to attack Hillary? Hey, if this comes across as an unseemly metaphor, I’m just quoting lots of lefty pundits including a <i>ThinkProgress</i> article titled <i>“National Security Brief: House GOP Plans to Carry on Benghazi</i> …

North Korea Tests Missiles for Second Day in a Row

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea fired a short range missile into the sea off its east coast on Sunday. It's the second …