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Keystone Ruling Sets Up Showdown Between White House and Congress

The controversial Keystone pipeline had been in legal limbo, giving Obama a way out of a six-year headache. But a Nebraska court has thrown that hot potato right back in his lap.

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A Pipeline to Somewhere

With the Keystone pipeline still in limbo, TransCanada gets the ball rolling on Plan B -- shipping tar-sands oil to Canada's eastern coast.

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A good Canadian account of how the sergeant-at-arms took down the shooter

From a very good CBC account: "Hearing gunshots, Vickers grabbed his side arm, a semi-automatic pistol, and immediately ran out. His security team, who had ...

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The Myth of the Big Bad Lone Wolf

Trying to stop lone-wolf terrorists -- much less mentally ill murderers -- is a waste of law enforcement's time and money.

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The Threats We Forget

The Islamic State and Ebola are the crises du jour, but a host of other persistent threats to national security are no less pressing. And combatting them will require unity of effort.

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