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Some Americans gave more in the recession; the rich did not

Some Americans gave more in the recession; the rich did notDuring the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study.

Crime Falls As U.S. Locks Up Fewer People, Attorney General Holder Says

Crime Falls As U.S. Locks Up Fewer People, Attorney General Holder SaysThe U.S. is seeing "historic" progress in reducing both its crime and its incarceration rates, Attorney General Eric Holder said, with the federal prison population falling by some 4,800 inmates in the past year — "the first decrease we've seen in many ‎decades."

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About Safety

Fatal Shooting At Firing Range Sparks Debate About SafetyA 9-year-old girl in Arizona on Monday accidentally killed her firing-range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.

Burger King To Buy Canada’s Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

Burger King To Buy Canada’s Tim Hortons For $11 BillionIn a deal that would create the third-largest fast-food chain, Burger King announced on Tuesday that it intended to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for about $11 billion.

At Michael Brown’s Funeral, A Call For A Day Of Reckoning

At Michael Brown’s Funeral, A Call For A Day Of ReckoningAfter two weeks of sometimes violent protests, the family of Michael Brown finally took some time to mourn on Monday.

Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How — Or Whether — To Portray It

Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How — Or Whether — To Portray ItA video that shows an American journalist being beheaded by extremist militants has sparked outrage, along with arguments over whether the images should be restricted online.

House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security BillHouse GOP leaders pulled the plug on a $659 million bill to deal with the influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. from Central America.

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic InequalitySen. Marco Rubio, a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility. While shunning the "income inequality" language of the left, he insists that those problems need to be viewed through the lens of limited government.

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To Border

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To BorderTexas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.

After Thor, Marvel Announces Big Change To Captain America

After Thor, Marvel Announces Big Change To Captain AmericaSam Wilson will carry Captain America's shield. It's the second major announcement from comics publisher Marvel, which also said this week that the new Thor will be female.
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