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We save you time by distilling today's top stories.

Publius · Dec. 1, 2016

Welcome to our retooled Top Headlines section. Our objective is to save you time by reviewing hundreds of news and policy sites every morning. In addition to our top-of-the-fold Right Analysis and Hook summaries, here are more of today’s top stories.

  • Tennessee arson wildfires leave 7 dead. Fortunately, rain has put most fires out. (NBC affiliate)

  • Overwhelmed Border Patrol Agents are spending an increasing amount of time taking care of kids and families instead of enforcing border law. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbot announced this week that he’s “going to sign a law that bans sanctuary cities.” The timing will undoubtedly sit well with incoming president Donald Trump. (The Hill)

  • Black officer not charged in shooting death of black man who brandished a stolen gun — and didn’t comply with police orders. (Fox News)

  • A Tacoma police officer was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call. (The News Tribune)

  • California’s new cow fart regulations stink. (Reason)

  • Fake news alert: A bisexual student in Chicago falsely claimed she was antagonized by “anti-gay” Trump supporters. (Washington Times)

  • Trump vocalizes opposition to flag burning. Naturally, protesters burned flags outside Trump’s hotel. (The Hill)

  • “Far more costly than previously thought”: Thanks in part to Obama’s unilateral rule, taxpayers are projected to dole out $108 billion in student loan forgiveness. (Wall Street Journal)

  • Levi’s prefers defenseless shoppers, bans firearms from its stores. (Pajamas Media)

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