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    Why Thousands of Americans Gave Up Their Citizenship Status Last Year

    Americans have always enjoyed the privilege of living abroad without losing citizenship. Think Hemingway and Fitzgerald decamping to write in Europe after World War I, or Gen. MacArthur spending decades in Asia around World War II. Expatriates remain Americans, and have generally been welcomed back to our shores with open … More

    U.S. Soldiers to the Baltics: A Good First Step

    The recent announcement that 600 U.S. soldiers from the Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade will be sent to the three Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as Poland, for training exercises is a step in the right direction. While these deployments are symbolically important, the U.S. needs to … More

    More Than 2,800 IRS Workers With Conduct Issues Received Performance Awards

    As the Internal Revenue Service grapples with budget cuts, a newly reported audit reveals the federal tax collection agency doled out bonuses and other rewards to more than 2,800 workers who had conduct and tax-evasion issues. The audit—issued March 21 by an IRS watchdog agency, Treasury Inspector General for Tax … More

    Poll: GOP Voters Wedded to Marriage as One Man, One Woman

    About eight out of 10 Republican voters strongly believe marriage should be defined as the union of one man and one woman, a new poll from Wilson Research Strategies finds. The poll, commissioned by the Family Research Council and American Values, was conducted March 18 to 20, just before Brendan … More

    Kidnapped: Pro-Russian Gunmen Are Holding This U.S. Journalist Hostage

    An American journalist for Vice News is being held captive by pro-Russian gunmen following his reporting on the turmoil in Ukraine. Simon Ostrovsky had covered the conflict over Crimea for weeks and went missing Tuesday. His disappearance is the latest example of a crackdown on journalists by Russia and its … More

    This Regulation Has Chuck Schumer Talking Like a Tea Partier

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D–N.Y.) has amassed the most liberal voting record in the U.S. Senate, according to National Journal. Yet, when it comes to Washington regulators, even he is willing to speak out against the Obama administration. “Sometimes Washington does things that make the rest of America scratch their heads … More

    Why Bill O’Reilly Doesn’t Think He Could Watch a Movie About Kermit Gosnell

    Bill O’Reilly says he’s proud of his reporting on Kermit Gosnell and glad to see the Philadelphia abortionist serving a life sentence in prison. But the Fox News Channel host isn’t sure he’d want to watch a feature film about the man some call America’s biggest serial killer. “It would … More

    Russia Is Expanding Intimidation Tactics in Eastern Ukraine

    Vice President Joe Biden, who went to Ukraine on Monday for a two-day visit to express U.S. support for the government in Kyiv, has accused Russia of being behind the irregular armed forces who are taking over Eastern Ukraine. However, he did not offer much beyond $50 million in assistance … More