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Dec. 18, 2015

Good morning from the nation's capital, where riled conservatives tell our Philip Wegmann they didn't know a giant spending bill changes immigration law to add "guest workers." Lawmakers also scrutinize how the government vets immigrants' use of Facebook and other social media for links to terrorism. Josh Siegel examines repercussions. In an on-camera interview with Genevieve Wood, a Cuban dissident reflects on that communist regime one year after President Obama proposed normalized relations. And historian Lee Edwards recalls the real-world "Star Wars."

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Conservatives 'Shocked' by Change to Immigration Law Tucked Inside Spending Bill

House conservatives are up in arms over a provision in the omnibus spending bill that could allow more than a quarter-million temporary guest workers into the United States.

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Have Human Rights Improved in Cuba? What a Dissident Thinks

Over the past year in Cuba, violent beatings against pro-democracy activists have escalated, and the number of political dissidents being detained—more than 7,000—is on pace to break previous records.

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The Real 'Star Wars'

Thirty-three years before there was "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," there was a real "Star Wars" program that changed the course of history. Here’s the remarkable and true story.

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Marco Rubio: 'We Can't Accept Refugees That We Can't Truly Vet'

In an exclusive interview, Sen. Marco Rubio tells The Daily Signal's David Brody why he believes the process of vetting refugees has to be fixed.

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'Significant' Step in Former Atlanta Fire Chief's Unfair Termination Case

Kelvin Cochran, who served as a firefighter for 34 years, was fired after publishing and distributing a book that addressed issues of homosexuality, gay marriage, and premarital sex from a biblical perspective.

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