We all want students to succeed, so the publication of national test results naturally launches a scramble to interpret the scores and figure out what is and is not working. Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest Nation’s Report Card, documenting results from the standardized reading and math tests taken every two
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Did Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) really have to threaten to hold FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in contempt and to start impeachment proceedings? Apparently so. Nunes chairs the House Intelligence Committee. For almost eight months, Wray and Rosenstein stalled his request for an unredacted copy of the memo that launched
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Rather than a day to be dreaded, Tuesday ushers in a new era of economic success that will forever change how hard-working Americans view tax day, President Donald Trump wrote in a column for USA Today. “On this Tax Day, America is strong and roaring back. Paychecks are climbing. Tax rates are going down. Businesses
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The following post is sponsored by Free Our Internet. After weeks of dodging responsibility and avoiding answers on crucial questions related to user data and censorship of conservatives, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared at two Congressional hearings last week. Unfortunately, a lot of important questions remained unanswered. Specifically, it’s still unclear why companies like Facebook
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Twitter / @davidhogg111 by Penny Starr17 Apr 20180 17 Apr, 201817 Apr, 2018 High school student turned anti-gun activist David Hogg deleted tweets about Friday’s second National School Walkout stating that the event — taking place on the anniversary of the 1999 attack at Columbine High School in Colorado that resulted in the deaths of
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News you might have missed: A hotel and spa in Arizona has this item on its food service menu: Best Friend Protein Bowl, served with 5 ounces of Arizona prime beef or free range chicken with farro grains and mixed steamed vegetables and bottled water on appropriate petware. $18. Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, responding
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The White House announced Monday that no new sanctions against Russia were immediately forthcoming, walking back remarks made by the administration’s own United Nations ambassador. Appearing on CBS Sunday, Nikki Haley said new sanctions would be announced as early as Monday. Asked whether Russia and Iran would face consequences for the Syrian government’s chemical attack
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by Breitbart TV16 Apr 20180 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 Media Research Center Founder and President Brent Bozell discussed the MRC’s report, “CENSORED! How Online Media Companies Are Suppressing Conservative Speech,” on Monday’s “Ingraham Angle” on the Fox News Channel. Bozell said, “This is the emerging of the greatest censorship of free speech worldwide in the
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Some of Hillary Clinton’s former campaign aides are heaping criticism on former FBI Director James Comey following his bombshell interview Sunday night with ABC News where he discussed, among many things, why he revealed the renewed probe into Clinton’s email practices right before the 2016 election, but did not comment publicly on Donald Trump’s possible
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A federal judge on Monday ruled against allowing President Trump and his attorneys to review records the FBI seized last week from his personal lawyer Michael Cohen’s home and office before allowing federal prosecutors to review them. Instead, Judge Kimba Wood ordered federal prosecutors to assemble and index the seized records and give copies to
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The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CPC) has announced that all filmmaking regulation will be brought under the jurisdiction of the party’s “Publicity Department,” in a move that could further tighten China’s restrictions on free artistic expression. State media outlet Xinhua reports that the government has launched “three new state administrators in the ideological sector” in a
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David MaxwellBloomberg via Getty Images by John Binder16 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 General Motors (GM) will soon be laying off up to 1,500 American workers who currently work at the auto company’s Lordstown, Ohio manufacturing plant, while the company’s Mexico plant remains unaffected. GM announced the U.S. job-cutting plan that they say
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AFP by John Binder16 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum are a vital “part of national security” designed to counter China’s dumping of cheap, subsidized steel into the United States – which is “an attack on American jobs,” a representative with the United Steelworkers labor union
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  Introduction In five years the Endangered Species Act (ESA) will reach the half-century milestone—and yet only 40 U.S. species have graduated from the program as “recovered,” slightly less than one species per year. If not one more bird, beetle, or bear were added to the list of federally endangered animals and plants and somehow
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by Ian Hanchett16 Apr 20180 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) said that it is “very plausible” that Russia has compromising information on President Trump. Anchor Erin Burnett asked, “Do you have any reason to believe the Russians actually have material that could compromise or blackmail
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by Pam Key16 Apr 20180 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 Monday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) said in light of Michael Cohen‘s lawyer disclosing that Fox News host Sean Hannity was Cohen’s client today in court, Hannity should be fired. Connolly said, “Today’s announcement that Sean Hannity was the third client, to
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., underwent surgery over the weekend as he continues to battle brain cancer in his home state. The office of the 81-year-old released a statement Monday that detailed McCain’s health troubles. “On Sunday, Senator McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and underwent surgery to treat an intestinal infection related
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President Donald Trump has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia and is unlikely to approve them unless Moscow carries out a new cyber attack or some other provocation, a senior administration official said on Monday. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that Washington was preparing new sanctions on Russia over
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A campaign led by anti-gun activist David Hogg aimed at the advertisers of Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show The Ingraham Angle appears to have backfired, as her ratings have reportedly risen by over 20 percent. “Since Ingraham returned from vacation on April 9, total viewership of her program has averaged about 2.7 million (Monday through Thursday; Friday’s numbers
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Two far leftist groups occupied a luxury beachfront triplex property Monday that Brazilian police say leftist ex-president and current presidential frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva received as part of a kickback from companies benefitting from corruption during his tenure. The “triplex” became the key piece of evidence that Lula, as he is typically known
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An Indiana church and a local police department are working together to offer gift cards for people who surrender their firearms. Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church in Crawfordsville, Indiana, will host an April 28 event that will accept semi-automatic rifles, large-capacity magazines, and bump stock devices, according to the Indy Star. The Crawfordsville Police Department will take
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The UK Daily Mail reports that two Russian warships filled with military equipment—including BTR-80 tanks, high-speed patrol boats, and a Pelena-1 bomb radar system—have been sighted en route to Syria following Friday’s airstrikes on Syrian targets by the United States and its allies. The Daily Mail provided photographs of the Russian ships as they passed
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