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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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Column: Who’s in bed with whom?

While researching for her biography All In: The Education of General David Petraeus, Paula Broadwell spent months in Afghanistan with General Petraeus, then-commander of the International Security Assistance Force, to fully understand America’s most prominent general of the last decade.

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Column: Retired Pope, brighter future

Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement Monday, becoming the first Pope in nearly 600 years to take such a step. The announcement was met with widespread and wide-ranging emotions across the US, with virtually every news outlet providing a story on the event.

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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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Editorial: Canceling Saturday mail delivery is necessary

The U.S. Postal Service wishes to move to a five-day-mail-delivery schedule to cut nearly $2 billion in losses. The end to the Saturday service is proposed for August.

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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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Column: Cybersecurity should be a priority

National security threats often invoke images of bombs, guns and invading military forces, but one of the most pressing threats to the United States involves none of these things.

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