Carbon Dioxide Emissions Dip Slightly in Trump’s First Year, EPA Says

Greenhouse gas emissions have declined across multiple sectors since President Donald Trump has been in office, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. The EPA collects emissions data from industrial sources on an annual basis. Those sources include power plants, oil and gas production plants, refining facilities, iron mills, steel mills, and landfills. The latest figures […]

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Movie ‘Gosnell’ Cracks Top 10 at Box Office

A movie about Kermit Gosnell, the late-term abortionist in Philadelphia who went to prison after being convicted in connection with the deaths of three babies, hit the Top 10 films at the box office over the weekend. “We were [No. 10] on Friday and Saturday, but slipped back to 12 on Sunday,” Phelim McAleer, who co-produced […]

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We Hear You: Haley at the UN, Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, and ‘Gosnell’ at the Multiplex

Editor’s note: Brett Kavanaugh’s ascension to the Supreme Court drew much comment from our audience, but so did the unexpected news that Nikki Haley will leave her post at the United Nations, the “Gosnell” movie, and the #WalkAway movement. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Sorry to see Ambassador Nikki […]

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Countering the Rise of China

Over the past 40 years, since Deng Xiaoping began his policy of “Reform and Opening,” the People’s Republic of China has evolved from a less-developed country to the second-largest gross domestic product in the world. Over the past 25 years, it has also steadily transformed the People’s Liberation Army into a force that is capable […]

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Trump Seeks Answers in Saudi Journalist’s ‘Terrible’ Disappearance in Turkey

Saudi Arabia’s government has some explaining to do to the United States about a missing Washington Post columnist, foreign policy experts say, but the Trump administration shouldn’t make a rush to judgment. Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi journalist and columnist for the Post, was last seen Oct. 2 going into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, […]

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Legal Watchdog, Citing Secret Material in Clinton Emails, Presses State Department in Court

In federal court hearings this week, a watchdog legal group keeps the heat on the State Department for answers about the exposure of classified information during Hillary Clinton’s use of unsecure email to conduct official business when she was secretary of state. A hearing is set Friday in U.S. District Court in the nation’s capital […]

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Taylor Swift Finally Went Political. Here’s Where She Went Wrong.

Taylor Swift made waves this week when she made the first political statement of her career. The country-turned-pop star has famously kept silent on politics over the years, but everything changed as of Monday, when she posted an endorsement of two Democratic candidates for office on her Instagram account. Swift’s post perpetuates misconceptions about the […]

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