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Who benefits from overblown climate change forecasts?

by Kent Covington
Posted 7/08/14, 12:54 pm

The 9th International Conference on Climate Change kicked off Monday in Las Vegas, featuring some of the most best-known skeptics of human-caused global warming. Among the speakers at the 3-day conference is Lord Christopher Monckton. He was once a policy advisor to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Now he is the chief policy adviser at the Science and Public Policy Institute in Virginia. He spoke with me on the telephone from the conference. 

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Why are child immigrants fleeing Central America alone?

by Kent Covington
Posted 6/10/14, 01:33 pm

The United States is seeing an alarming surge in illegal border crossings, including thousands of children making the dangerous trek without a parent or guardian. This week, officials confirmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is holding in a warehouse in Nogales, Ariz., about 750 minors who were caught crossing the border illegally from Mexico into Texas. 

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Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi panel

by Kent Covington & Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/21/14, 03:38 pm

House Democrats have decided to participate in the Republican-led inquiry into the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on Americans in Benghazi, Libya. In a brief statement, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said she will appoint the full complement of five Democrats to the 12-member panel, tapping lawmakers who have been deeply involved in previous congressional investigations of the attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others.

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