Sanford opponent wants to avoid Armageddon by finding ‘Planet B’

Democratic 1st District candidate Dimitri Cherny says humankind needs a backup plan should NASA scientists discover an object barreling toward Earth, bringing annihilation with it. U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford’s general election opponent suggests using the United State’s defense spending to work on finding ‘Planet B,’ in case climate change or an incoming asteroid threaten life as we know it.

Krauthammer: The bribery standard

Hillary Clinton set up the private email system before even taking office. It’s clear what she wanted to protect from scrutiny: Clinton Foundation business. The foundation is a massive family enterprise disguised as a charity, an opaque and elaborate mechanism for sucking money from the rich and the tyrannous to be channeled to Clinton Inc. Its purpose is to maintain the Clintons’ lifestyle (offices, travel, accommodations, etc.), secure profitable connections, produce favorable publicity and reliably employ a vast entourage of retainers, ready to serve today and at the coming Clinton Restoration.

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Postgame reaction: Ridge View's last-second win over Blythewood

Ridge View defeated Blythewood, 23-21, on a field goal as time expired.
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Postgame reaction: Ridge View's last-second win over Blythewood 2:44

Postgame reaction: Ridge View's last-second win over Blythewood

Richland Northeast beats Swansea 55-7 0:57

Richland Northeast beats Swansea 55-7

Robber uses handgun in Garners Ferry 1:25

Robber uses handgun in Garners Ferry

Rico McWilliams missed camp to help family in flood-ravaged Louisiana 0:59

Rico McWilliams missed camp to help family in flood-ravaged Louisiana