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New rule will help stop for-profit colleges money grab

On July 1, the Department of Education’s long awaited “gainful employment” regulation finally took effect. 

This rule – which protects students at for-profit colleges from abusive and deceptive practices  – is a welcome...

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The impact of a rogue EPA

The White House continues to push an already eager EPA to enact as many restrictive and costly environmental regulations as possible.

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Not ‘going dark’: The FBI’s misguided war on encryption

The public war of words over Americans’ right to encrypt their communications and transactions will resume July 8 when the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing featuring the federal government’s most outspoken opponent of public encryption: FBI Director James Comey.

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Use the NIH to stop job-killers

Our nation’s medical research spending, primarily channeled through the National Institutes of Health, has been tremendously successful in focusing on diseases that cut short our lives, such as heart attacks. But what about the diseases that kill jobs?

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