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The Case of the Well-Endowed Escapee and the Oafish New York Governor

The story of Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34, and Joyce Mitchell defies description.

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Conservative Justices’ Dissents Are Frightening

The dissent of the justices in the gay marriage case, says more about them than the law. It might take years, but future generations will concur.

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The Hard Question: ISIS And The Border

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Blanquita Cullum addresses new concerns surrounding border security.

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Opinion: Obamacare Ruling Leaves GOP Relieved

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By Bob Ney Supporters of “Obamacare” were not the only ones celebrating the Supreme Court ruling today.  If one were in the inner sanctum of Speaker John Boehner’s office they would likely have to dodge Merlot splashed revelers. On the surface, one would think “oh no, they are angry at the new life of Obamacare.” […]

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The Hard Question: Who Has Jumped The 2016 Shark?

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Blanquita Cullum examines the 2016 field.

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Inside The Brain Of Dylann Roof

Looking at his “broken brain,” as Dr. Raine calls it, might teach us something about violent behavior.

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Port Security Suddenly A Non-Issue

While port security was a major fear in 2006, lawmakers and the media are now mum on the issue.

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Labor History In 2:00


1981’s strange World series.

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The Political Stars May Be Aligning for Another Ross Perot

An Independent candidate could be viable in 2016.

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Disaffected Youth Open To Exploitation


Young Muslim Americans and young Black Americans are both disaffected and disconnected for many of the same reasons.

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TRNS News Notes- 7/6

Greece: No! / Finance minister resigns
Euro leaders’ reax: Cautious
Greece: 3 impacts on the U.S.
USA wins women’s World Cup in romp & rout: 5-2
World Cup: Pearl Harbor Twitter row
Trump/Mexico: GOP 2016 candidates respond

Monday, July 6

● Support grows for school choice

● Most Americans consume too much salt

● FTC orders sale of 330 discount stores

● Contaminated beef recalled in four states

● Amtrak experiments with amenities

● Cocaine trafficker outsmarted by canines

Greece Says ‘NO’ To European Bailout

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has successfully campaigned against the bailout offer, claiming it would further force Greece under the control of the Euro-creditors and further harsh austerity measures

What’s Next For LGBT Activist Campaigns?

TRNS examines the future of LGBT activism following last week’s historic same-sex marriage ruling.

The World in 2:00 – July 3, 2015

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Recapping the latest developments in blasphemy, idolatry and defamation from Egypt to Iceland, Saudi Arabia to FIFA’s executive offices.