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  • There's a Romantic Meaning Behind Meghan Markle’s New Ring

    Fans spotted it when she stepped out to celebrate the Queen’s birthday.
  • Is the Federal Reserve about to cave to Trump’s demand to cut interest rates?

    President Trump has been hectoring the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, and financial markets are screaming for a cut. This even though rates are historically low and the economy is sailing along, albeit with some recent gray clouds. What’s a central bank to do? Fed policymakers are expected
  • The Man Behind the State Department’s New “Natural Law” Focus

    The State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights, a body of some 15 academics, legal scholars and nonprofit leaders advising Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about human rights, was announced in late May without input from human rights groups or even the department’s existing Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. Its purpose is to “provide fresh thinking about human rights discourse where such discourse has departed from our nation’s founding principles of natural law and natural...

    The New Republic