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Tragedy

OSCAR WILDE: “One must have a heart of stone to read the death of little Nell without laughing.”

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP), August 1, 2004: “A small cruise ship catering to eco-tourists was seriously damaged after running aground in the Aleutian Islands. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Roddy Corr said about 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the ruptured tank, as was some waste water…”

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Education

Betsy DeVos Strikes a Blow for the Constitution

The Department of Education has issued its long-awaited proposed regulations reforming sexual-assault adjudications on college campus. Not only will these rules restore basic due process and fairness to college tribunals, but they also — given how basic the changes are — highlight just how ridiculous ... Read More
Politics & Policy

ABC News Makes a Serious Mistake

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