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Editorial: Sanctions on North Korea must be uniform

The Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK) confirmed Tuesday that it conducted its third nuclear test in an underground testing facility after South Korean monitors detected seismic activity coming from the north.

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Column: Obama’s manufacturing solution

For the past four years, Americans have been waiting for the solution to the economy they thought would have come sooner.

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Obama advocates investment in jobs, education in SOTU

U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the nation Tuesday night in his fifth State of the Union speech, focusing on growing the middle class, expanding domestic clean energy production and enacting stricter gun control laws.

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Obama speaks on tuition

In his fourth State of the Union address Wednesday night, President Barack Obama emphasized his top priority remains on improving the middle class.

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Editorial: Obama’s silence shows hypocrisy

Anwar al-Awlaki, who became a radical Muslim cleric and leading figure of al-Qaida, was killed September 2011, by a drone strike launched from a U.S. aircraft. He was also a United States citizen.

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Column: Are you there, God? It’s me, common sense

President Obama had the misfortune of the entire nation seeing his face become more and more pinched and constipated-looking during Dr. Benjamin Carson’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast this past week.

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Column: How we work together

How do we work together? That seems to me to be the question for this new year. We’ve certainly spent more than enough time learning how to disagree.

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Pell Grants safe until 2015, report suggests

While government agencies tighten their budgets as the U.S. economy recovers from recession, the Federal Pell Grant’s foreseen shortfall in 2014 is now unlikely, and students will still receive government-subsidized financial aid, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office Wednesday.

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Al Gore talks climate change

Al Gore talks climate change

Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore praised recent efforts of Harvard students involved in environment and divestment campaigns during a speech focused on the health hazards of global warming which he gave in Memorial Church on Wednesday night.

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Column: A call for capital gains tax reform

Despite our 2012 presidential debates devolving into mud-slinging over the intricacies of each candidate’s tax plan, the conversation stemming from the election did little to advance tax policy in the United States.

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