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SEN. ELIZABETH WARREN (D-MA): Coming out of this great recession, the administration has done a lot. The economy is surely recovering, but it really means is that rich people are doing well. Giant corporations are doing well and the middle class is still just getting hammered. And what is this Congress doing? The United States…

Peter Beinart, The AtlanticSometimes we overlook the obvious. For weeks now, pundits and politicians have been raging over President Obama’s insistence that America is fighting “violent extremism” rather than “radical Islam.” Rudy Giuliani calls the president’s refusal to utter the ‘I’ word “cowardice.” The president’s backers defend it as a savvy refusal to give ISIS…

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Dr. Sarah Nouwen on what Palestinian membership means for the International Criminal Court, and the nature of international law. Founded in 1998 and situated in The Hague, the ICC is held to be…

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, jolted Washington this week by inviting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress, his office said it had been done "on behalf of the bipartisan leadership." In reality, it was among the most partisan moves so far by…

People diagnosed with serious mental illness — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or severe depression — die 20 years early, on average, because of a combination of lousy medical care, smoking, lack of exercise, complications of medication, suicide, and accidents. They are the most discriminated-against and neglected group in the U.S., which has become probably the worst…

BILL O'REILLY, O'REILLY FACTOR: Back in 1993, Jesse Jackson was quoted by the "New York Times" as saying this, "There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery. Then look around and see somebody white and feel…

Until Sunday, Islamic State hostage execution videos followed a macabre formula: the condemned appears in an orange jumpsuit, reads a scripted message next to a British-accented militant and then appears lifeless and decapitated in a final scene. But the video announcement of the death of Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old former Army Ranger who was kidnapped…

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