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Monday, October 07, 2013

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U.S. Carries Out Raids in Libya & Somalia | Treasury Secretary Jack Lew: There Are The Votes to End the Shutdown | President of Iceland on the Future of the Arctic | Edgar Allan Poe Exhibit Reveals “The Terror of the Soul” | Another Blockbuster Term for the Supreme Court | Supreme Court Rulings Include Links to Nowhere | Can the President Issue More Debt Without Congress?

U.S. Carries Out Raids in Libya & Somalia

Over the weekend, U.S. military personnel conducted targeted operations in Libya and Somalia. As a result of the Libya operation, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that one of the wo...

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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew: There Are The Votes to End the Shutdown

The federal government is still closed for business—the first time in almost 20 years. The government shutdown is now in week two, but Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the votes are t...

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President of Iceland on the Future of the Arctic

Olafur Grimsson, the President of Iceland, has launched the first international gathering on the Arctic, called Arctic Circle. This gathering will take place from October 11 to 14 in ...

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Edgar Allan Poe Exhibit Shows “Terror of the Soul”

Edgar Allan Poe was responsible for far more than some creepy stories and poems—he helped to create a fully independent American literary voice, paving the way for William Faulkner, E...

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Another Blockbuster Term for the Supreme Court

While the federal government shutdown has shuttered much of Washington, today the Supreme Court opens its doors for the 2013-2014 term. The nation's highest judicial body will rule on...

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Supreme Court Rulings Include Links to Nowhere

Just because the Supreme Court is up and running, doesn’t mean its website is.According to a new study, 49 percent of the hyperlinks in recent Supreme Court decisions lead absolutely ...

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Can the President Issue More Debt Without Congress?

The standoff over the budget continues in Washington as experts are debating what can be done to avoid a government default. Article I of the Constitution clearly states that only Con...

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