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4:50 AM ET, July 23, 2014

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Tom Goldstein / Washington Post:
Why Obamacare probably isn't doomed  —  The Affordable Care Act took a potentially serious hit today when the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a rule that extended the law's health-care subsidies to residents of the three-dozen states where the federal government runs a health insurance exchange.
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Robert Pear / New York Times:
New Questions on Health Law as Rulings on Subsidies Differ  —  WASHINGTON — Two federal appeals court panels issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether the government could subsidize health insurance premiums for millions of Americans, raising yet more questions about the future …
Ezra Klein / Vox:
No, the Halbig case isn't going to destroy Obamacare  —  TWEET SHARE +1 LINKEDIN EMAIL PRINT  —  The Halbig case could destroy Obamacare.  But it won't.  The Supreme Court simply isn't going to rip insurance from tens of millions of people in order to teach Congress a lesson about grammar.
Adrianna McIntyre / Vox:
Why a federal court just ruled Obamacare subsidies are illegal in 36 states  —  Halbig v. Burwell is arguably the Affordable Care Act's greatest existential threat since the Supreme Court case decided in 2012.  —  On July 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a ruling …
Fox News:
Federal courts issue conflicting rulings on legality of ObamaCare subsidies
Discussion: NewsBusters and Fox News Insider
Emily Bazelon / Slate:
Obamacare Is Safe  —  Don't worry, the ruling against heath …
Michael F. Cannon / Forbes:
Halbig v. Burwell Would Free More Than 57 Million Americans From The ACA's Individual & Employer Mandates
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:
Appeals Court Deals Major Blow To Obamacare
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Obama: No new world order yet  —  BELLEVUE, Wash. — People don't tend to vote on foreign policy.  But reflecting on the crises in Ukraine, Gaza, Syria and Iraq that followed him as he headed to the West Coast for a fundraising swing, President Barack Obama acknowledged that they're adding …
Discussion: Ricochet, Weasel Zippers and Mediaite
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Jim Brunner / The Seattle Times:
Obama fundraising visit to enrich Democratic super PAC  —  President Obama's fundraising swing through the Seattle area Tuesday will include a high-priced dinner event benefiting a Democratic super PAC — the sort of no-limits political committee he has criticized in the past.
Hadas Gold / Politico:
WHCA lodges press access complaint over Apollo 11 meeting
Discussion: The Huffington Post and Twitchy
Fox News:
Brooklyn Bridge white flag mystery: Police eye video of group atop span  —  Two American flags were replaced by mysterious white flags at the Brooklyn BridgeMyFoxNY.com  —  Police officers fold one of two white flags found on top of the Brooklyn Bridge late Tuesday morning.MyFoxNY.com
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John Del Signore / Gothamist:
Surrender, Brooklyn: Mysterious White Flags Top Brooklyn Bridge
Discussion: ABC News and Business Insider
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
News Outlets Fall For Parody That Took Credit For Brooklyn Bridge White Flags
Thomas Tracy / NY Daily News:
White flags planted on Brooklyn Bridge, American flags missing as mystery deepens
Michael Bloomberg / CNN:
Bloomberg flies to Israel to protest FAA ban  —  (CNN) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew to Israel Tuesday night to protest a ban by the Federal Aviation Administration that is preventing U.S. airlines from flying into or out of Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport.
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Bart Jansen / Associated Press:
FAA bans U.S. airlines from Israel over rocket threat
William Deresiewicz / The New Republic:
Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League  —  The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies  —  In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee.  We that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean's office, and me, the faculty representative …
TMZ.com:
Sarah Palin — Ticketed for Speeding ... 'I Wasn't Speeding, I Was Qualifying'  —  Ticketed for Speeding  —  'I WASN'T SPEEDING I WAS QUALIFYING'  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Sarah Palin may be conservative, but her driving is unabashedly radical ... giving TMZ an epic rationalization for speeding in her pick up truck in Alaska.
Ted Cruz / Facebook:
Of all the places I never thought to be mentioned, HBO's True Blood vampire show would have to be near the top of the list.  Sunday night, they aired a misogynist and profanity-ridden episode where Texas Republicans are murdered attending a “Ted Cruz fundraiser.”
Christopher Gunness / UNRWA:
UNRWA CONDEMNS PLACEMENT OF ROCKETS, FOR A SECOND TIME, IN ONE OF ITS SCHOOLS  —  Today, in the course of the regular inspection of its premises, UNRWA discovered rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip.  As soon as the rockets were discovered, UNRWA staff were withdrawn from the premises …
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Raphael Ahren / The Times of Israel:
For second time, rockets found at UN school in Gaza
Chad Merda / Chicago Sun Times:
Snoop Dogg talks about that time he got high at the White House  —  Security at the White House is apparently a bit looser than everyone thinks.  —  Snoop Dogg, while on his internet talk show “Double G News Network” with Jimmy Kimmel, told about the time he got high at the White House.
Tracy Van Slyke / Guardian:
Thomas the Tank Engine had to shut the hell up to save children everywhere  —  Classism, sexism, anti-environmentalism bordering on racism: any parent who discovered these hidden lessons will appreciate that the show's star just quit  —  There are many terrible children's programs through …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and National Review
 
 
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Jeff Greenfield / The Daily Beast:
The Supreme Court's Coming Paralysis
Discussion: Ricochet
ThinkProgress:
McDonald's Fires Mom Who Was Arrested For Letting 9-Year-Old Play In Park Alone
Discussion: Daily Kos
Seung Min Kim / Politico:
Senate Democrats to trim Obama border request by $1B
Discussion: CNN and Washington Post
Colin Brazier / Guardian:
MH17: my error of judgment, by Sky News reporter
Politico:
Money gap: Why don't women give?
 Earlier Items: 
Jillian Kay Melchior / National Review:
Welfare Cash for Weed in Colorado
Discussion: Clayton Cramer
BBC:
Gaza conflict: France criticises ‘anti-Semitic’ riot
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
While Hillary Clinton offers a resume, Elizabeth Warren offers a plan
Discussion: Booman Tribune and Hot Air