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09/29/2016 - 12:00am

    This past week, Harry Bains became something of an American hero when he, in his words, "saw something and said something." The New Jersey bar owner spotted Ahmad Khan Rahami, the alleged terrorist charged with littering bombs across New York and New Jersey, sleeping in the doorway of his business. He immediately called the cops.

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09/25/2016 - 8:00pm

    A photo recently blazed across the Internet: an Ohio couple in a car, both passed out, having overdosed on opiates. The woman in the passenger's seat is pale and ashen. Her head is lolled over to one side, her mouth agape. She looks dead. It's a deeply disturbing image, even before you notice...

09/25/2016 - 7:00pm

    Suzanne delivered her first calf in a sleet storm, with 40 mph winds. Fearful that the baby wouldn't survive overnight, I took a big risk, lifting the heifer into my arms, backing out a gate and kicking it shut.

    Many cows would have run me down...

09/25/2016 - 11:00am

    It's 6:30 a.m. and the sun is starting to peek out over the horizon. I take another gulp of my coffee, and leave the keys with the valet outside the hospital. I check my camera, making sure I have a formatted memory card and fresh batteries in my flash.

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09/25/2016 - 10:00am

    Plenty of local governments open their meetings with a quick, generic prayer from a member of the clergy. But is it different when the lawmakers themselves say "Let us pray" and then supplicate God to open everyone's heart to the message of Jesus Christ? Does that violate the Constitution...

09/25/2016 - 9:00am

    Policy expert Bjorn Lomborg answers The Washington Post's question: How much should the next president be willing to spend on mitigation or retooling for renewable energy?

    The next administration must recognize not only that climate change is a...

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